Electricity Company of Ghana systems hacked with ransomware – Sources

Ghana Business News reports:

For about five days now some customers of the largest electricity seller in the country, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have been unable to buy power and others have had their power off for days without respite, because some sections of the company’s systems have been hacked, ghanabusinessnews.com has been told by people familiar with the crisis.

According to these sources who have asked not to be named because they say it is a sensitive matter bothering [sic] on potential national security, some sections of the ECG project site situated near the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra has been infiltrated by ransomware, and the hacker or hackers have changed the source code and taken control of parts of the server.

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