Ransomware gang hacks Ecuador’s largest private bank, Ministry of Finance
Lawrence Abrams reports:
A hacking group called ‘Hotarus Corp’ has hacked Ecuador’s Ministry of Finance and the country’s largest bank, Banco Pichincha, where they claim to have stolen internal data.
The ransomware gang first targeted Ecuador’s Ministry of Finance, the Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas de Ecuador, where they deployed a PHP-based ransomware strain to encrypt a site hosting an online course.
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