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5 Jul 2021
Ransomware attack on Kaseya, a software firm, threatens businesses worldwide
Following recent ransomware attacks that took down a major gas pipeline and a major meat processor in the US, a new assault has surfaced, this time hitting a Miami-based company that provides tech-management tools to customers worldwide.
Hundreds of companies, including a railway, pharmacy chain and grocery chain in Sweden, were directly hit by the supply-chain attack on software company Kaseya, which has continually posted alerts to its site since Friday. But even more companies -- at least 36,000 -- were indirectly affected by the attack because Kaseya advised all its customers to take servers offline Friday and has not yet given them the go-ahead to go back online.
On Sunday afternoon, Kaseya announced that it will attempt to start putting servers back online overnight in the UK, Europe and Asia and then do the same in North America on Monday afternoon.
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