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No one is safe from Ransomware

We have informed you about the cities in Florida that recently fell victim to ransomware. Hackers used malware to "lock" the city's data and not give it back until they paid ransom to bitcoin. The same thing happened with Eurofins Scientific, the largest contractor of his laboratory forensics United Kingdom. It seems the company paid the ransom to the hacker to regain access to the data encrypted by the ransomware.

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According to the BBC, the ransomware attack took place last month and the company based in Brussels confirmed the incident in a press release the next day, saying on ransomware that it is a "new version of malware".

The hack had caused a disorder in many of them information systems Eurofins Scientific in several countries. He added, however, that internal and external forensic experts in the IT sector did not detect date.

Eurofins Scientific released a press release on June 24 to confirm that he had begun to recover from the incident, but he did not say whether a ransom had been paid to the hacker or simply restored data from backups. Today's report suggests that the company actually paid ransom to the hacker and then restored its systems using the decryption key sent by the hacker. It is not clear how much the company paid to ransom.

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