Cuba ransomware claims cyberattack on Philadelphia Inquirer

Bill Toulas reports:

The Cuba ransomware gang has claimed responsibility for this month’s cyberattack on The Philadelphia Inquirer, which temporarily disrupted the newspaper’s distribution and disrupted some business operations.

The Philadelphia Inquirer is Philadelphia’s largest (by circulation) newspaper. It is the third-longest continuously operating daily newspaper in the U.S., founded in 1829, and it has won 20 Pulitzer Prizes for its journalistic excellence.

On May 14th, The Inquirer disclosed that it had suffered a cyberattack that forced its IT team to take computer systems offline to prevent the attack’s spread.

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