IT: Threat actors attack ATC website, demand ransom

Alessia Gaglianese reports (translation):

The Turin Territorial Housing Agency (ATC) website has been hacked. The criminals demanded a ransom of $ 700,000.

It was the agency’s IT technicians who discovered that something was wrong with the telematic system. According to the first reconstructions, these are professional foreign hackers.

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According to its web site, the agency is tasked with making affordable apartments available to underprivileged categories through the redevelopment of public housing assets and the implementation of subsidized and subsidized construction interventions.

The agency claims that it has no intention of paying the ransom and has reported the matter to the postal service police. The type of ransomware or name of ransomware group was not reported.

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