Cyber attack causes chaos in Costa Rica government systems

Javier Cordoba and Christopher Sherman report:

Nearly a week into a ransomware attack that has crippled Costa Rican government computer systems, the country refused to pay a ransom as it struggled to implement workarounds and braced itself as hackers began publishing stolen information.

The Russian-speaking Conti gang claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Costa Rican government had not confirmed its origin.

Read more at Yahoo!

Conti claims to have leaked 65% of all the material they claim to have exfiltrated from the government. 


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