Colombia Reports Cyberattack With Impact Across Latin America
The Defense Post reports:
Colombia has reported a massive cyberattack affecting dozens of government websites and impacting countries across Latin America.
Local media said Thursday that key websites — such as the justice, health, and culture ministries as well as several hospitals — had been affected by a ransomware attack.
The presidency said in a statement Wednesday the attack had targeted the US-owned company IFX Networks, which provides web hosting services to 17 countries in the Americas.
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The note has an image of Mario and a “Welcome to the RansomHouse. You are locked by MARIO.” The note links to RansomHouse’s dark website. There is no listing for IFX Networks on that leak site at this time.