The security firm Emsisoft claims that cyber attackers earned more than £200 million in ransoms from British companies in 2019, with the criminals who demanded, and received the money, being in many cases from Russia and Eastern Europe.
Indian outsourcing firms may be on a good wicket at the moment but could soon end up literally being caught in the slips due to the fact that their staff are unable to keep up with the changing technologies that companies that could become their clients have begun using.
Attackers have used the Nefilim ransomware, that can encrypt files on Windows systems, to attack a subsidiary of Orange SA, formerly France Télécom SA, a French multinational telecommunications corporation and posted a note indicating that the attack has taken place.
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