Mexico’s Pemex Oil Suffers Ransomware Attack, $4.9 Million Demanded
Lawrence Abrams reports:
Mexico’s state-owned oil company, Pemex, has suffered a DoppelPaymer ransomware attack that demanded $4.9 million USD in order to decrypt their files.
On Sunday, November 10th, Pemex was hit with a ransomware attack that the company states affected less than 5% of their computers. Workers reported, though, that internal memos told them not to initially turn on their computers, but were up and running again later in the day on Monday.
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