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Police warn of ransomware virus attack

by TPN/Lusa, in News · 14-05-2017 09:17:00 · 0 Comments

The Portuguese police have been monitoring an international cyber attack and trying to understand its reach as it targets companies.

Police warn of ransomware virus attack

 

Portugal Telecom warned its customers that there is a dangerous ransomware virus circulating on the internet and users should exercise extreme caution in opening attachments received by email.

 

Portuguese power utility EDP decided to cut access its network’s to the Internet today to avoid being attacked but said it had not noticed any problems with its systems.

 

The ransomware blocks access to the systems and demands a bitcoin payment to release the computers.

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Edition 1470
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