BR-Prefeitura Municipal de Itapemirim suffered a cyber attack

In a statement on its Facebook page, the Prefeitura Municipal de Itapermirim in Brazil alerted people that it had been the victim of a cyberattack on July 10 and ransom has been demanded:

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The following is a machine translation of their Facebook statement:

The Municipal Prefecture of Itapemirim goes public to inform that the Municipality’s digital process system suffered, last night (10), a cyber attack. The criminals left a message in English asking for ransom payment, for the release of the system.

Due to the invasion of hackers some services are harmed. The city’s technical team is working to resolve the incident as quickly as possible.

The competent bodies are being activated, so that the responsible authorities take the appropriate measures.

No group has publicly claimed responsibility for the attack and the identity of the group or individuals was not revealed by the municipality.

Edited by Dissent

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