Sodinokibi Ransomware Operators hit electrical energy company Light S.A.


Sodinokibi ransomware (aka REvil) operators have breached the Brazilian-based electrical energy company Light S.A. and are demanding a $14 million ransom.

The company issued comments to a local newspaper confirming the attack,

Light S.A. admitted the intrusion to a local newspaper, but it did provide technical details of the security breach either disclose the type of ransomware that infected its systems.

“The company claims to have been the victim of a virus attack, but what motivated this attack has been kept confidential: hackers have invaded the system and sent a virus that encrypts all Windows system files.” reads the post published by the newspaper.

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