California IT service provider Synoptek pays ransom after Sodinokibi attack


Synoptek, A California-based IT service provider decided to pay the ransom to decrypt its files after being infected with the Sodinokibi ransomware.

Synoptek, a California-based provider of IT management and cloud hosting services paid the ransom to decrypt its files following a Sodinokibi ransomware attack.

The gang behind the Sodinokibi ransomware has been very active in the US in recent weeks, in December, CyrusOne, one of the major US data center provider, was hit by the same ransomware.

Synoptek has more than 1,100 customers across multiple industries, including local governments, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, media, retail and software. 

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