Play Ransomware attack news and Extortion Attempt on Water utility


A ransomware named Play hit an entire judiciary system, therefore forcing the officials to shut down the IT systems since August 13th 2022. Argentina Judiciary of Cordoba is a government-based service that was hit by the malware last week, forcing the officials to use pen and paper for submitting official documents and to purview other administrative tasks.

Cadena 3, a news resource from Argentina, confirmed the attack on the Judiciary system and stated that a cyberattack contingency plan was activated to recover the IT systems and online portal from the pangs of the digital attack.

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