Ransomware incident leaves some Johannesburg residents without electricity

A ransomware infection at an electricity provider in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city and financial capital, has left some of its residents without power.

The ransomware infection impacted City Power — a provider of pre-paid electric power for Johannesburg residents and local companies.

The malware encrypted the company’s database, internal network, web apps, and official website.

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Source: ZDNet