Vietnam’s Ministry of Justice attacked by hackers, ‘important’ data stolen

Thai Son reports:

The Ministry of Justice has become the latest victim of ransomware attacks in Vietnam.

Several computers connected to the ministry’s network have been infected with the malware, having many “important” data encrypted by hackers who would destroy all the documents, unless they got paid, the department of information technology under the ministry said on Thursday.

As there is no way to retrieve the data other than pay the ransom, it is very likely that the ministry will lose all the data, it said.

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