Danish news agency Ritzau rejects ransom demand after hacker attack
And yet another news agency gets hit with ransomware — this time, though, it’s a Danish one. Associated Press reports that Ritzau “rejected” the ransom demand, but it’s more than that — they wouldn’t even read it, it seems, taking the advice of their advisors.
Ritzau CEO Lars Vesterloekke couldn’t say how big the ransom demand was because those behind the “professional attack” had left “a file with a message” that the agency didn’t open following instructions from its advisers.
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