UK: Arran Brewery blackmailed by hackers as Scottish beer firm becomes latest victim of sophisticated Ransomware attack

Jonathan Whitelaw  reports:

A Tiny Scots brewery has been blackmailed by cyber hackers as part of a sophisticated Ransomware attack.

Bosses at The Arran Brewery were targeted by the online crooks before bringing in experts to beef up their security.

And they say that the attack caused severe disruption to the business and the loss of three months data from one sever.

Read more on The Scottish Sun. It’s not often you read a news story where they describe how the attackers managed to trick the target into  opening the malware by masking it as a cv in slew of legitimate cvs attached to emails,

 

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