Vice Society ransomware gang adds the Italian City of Palermo to its data leak site


City of Palermo

The Vice Society ransomware group has claimed responsibility for the recent cyber attack that hit the city of Palermo in the South of Italy. In response to the security breach, the IT infrastructure of the city was shut down.

The attack took place on June 02 and the outage caused severe problems to the citizens.

Sispi (Palermo Innovazione System), which is the municipal company that is responsible for the technical management of the municipal IT and telematic system of the Municipality of Palermo, confirmed the ransomware attack a few days later, but at this time it doesn’t confirm the data breach.

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