Spain’s Cadena SER radio found itself a victim of a ransomware
attack that affected local broadcasts but spared national output, according to the
National Security Department in Spain.
The cyberattack was one of many aimed at Spanish companies,
including Everis, an internet services firm owned by NTT, and prompted others like
Aena and KPMG Spain
to assure the public on Twitter that they had not been victims of the attacks.
Everis sent employees home while it worked to result the incident, according to
a Euro News
is particularly alarming to eye attackers successfully targeting IT consultancy
firms. Those who are supposed to protect us from ransomware and prevent it fall
victims to it, emphasizing catastrophic unpreparedness even amid technology
consultants,” said Ilia Kolochenko, founder and CEO of ImmuniWeb.
may expect a further spike of targeted attacks against IT consultants that
frequently disregard the fundamentals of cybersecurity to cut their internal
costs on a highly-competitive and turbulent market,” he said. “Worse, those
companies commonly have privileged access to a myriad of their customers’
networks without any control or due monitoring. Therefore, cybercriminals will
soon start aggrandizing their attack scope to infect all their customers first
and them disarm and paralyze the IT consultancies.”
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