Hackers suspected to be behind a mass extortion attack that affected hundreds of companies worldwide late on Sunday demanded R1-billion to restore the data they are holding ransom.
The hackers behind a mass ransomware attack exploited a previously unknown vulnerability in IT management software made by Kaseya, cybersecurity researchers said.
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