Information Services Giant Wolters Kluwer hit by ransomware attack


Global information services company Wolters Kluwer took offline has taken offline many of its applications and platforms in response to a ransomware attack.

Another ransomware attack made hit a big company, this time the victim is the Global information services giant Wolters Kluwer that took offline some of the affected systems after the incident.

Wolters Kluwer N.V. is a global information services company headquartered in the Netherlands that serves legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare markets.

On May 6, the company noticed some “technical anomalies” and the consequent investigation led to the discovery of the malware infection.

“On Monday, May 6, we started seeing technical anomalies in a number of our platforms and applications. We immediately started investigating and discovered the installation of malware.” reads the statement published by the company. “As a precaution, in parallel, we decided to take a broader range of platforms and applications offline.”

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