Company with Perth office under $30m ransomware attack from cyber criminals
A major international company – with headquarters in Perth – has been forced to stop trading due to a cyber-attack.
Consumer Protection’s Angelo Barbaro told Gareth Parker on Mornings the company is being held to ransom for $30 million by cyber criminals – it says personal data of clients has not been compromised – and it won’t be paying the money.
The ransomware attack took place on February 14 and US IT experts are working to restore normal operations.
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