Ransomware attack hits Italy's Lazio region, affects COVID-19 site
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08/05/2021 04:06 AM
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The Lazio region in Italy has suffered a reported ransomware attack that has disabled the region's IT systems, including the COVID-19 vaccination registration portal.Quoting: Anonymous Coward 80703566
Early Sunday morning, the Lazio region suffered a ransomware attack that encrypted every file in its data center and disrupted its IT network.
"On the night between Saturday and Sunday the Regione Lazio suffered a first cyber attack of criminal matrix. We don't know who is responsible and their goals," Nicola Zingaretti, the President of the Lazio region, said in a statement on Facebook.
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The attack is ongoing, data center is locked, the only backup is encrypted too. Attackers started 72 hrs countdown.