Ransomware Attack on Indian flood monitoring system and demand Bitcoins

From cybersecurity-insiders.com

Hackers spreading ransomware targeted the Indian flood monitoring system and reports are in that they are demanding bitcoins as a ransom for decryption. A police case was registered on this note in the state of Goa in India and soon the news went viral.

Water Resources Department of Goa has confirmed the news and is concerned that the incident took place during the rainy season when the whole of Maharashtra was already flooding.

Reports are in that the servers of Flood Monitoring System were hit by the file-encrypting malware on June 21st,2022 and the hackers are demanding BTC in double-digit figures to free data from encryption.

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