UK: Sepa recovery from ransomware attack could take years
Scotland’s environmental watchdog has said it could take years to fully recover from a cyber attack.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) had more than 4,000 digital files stolen by hackers on Christmas Eve.
Chief executive Terry A’Hearn revealed it is now building a new IT system from scratch.
Sepa said it had backup systems in place but had so far not recovered all of its environmental data sets.
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