A ransomware attack infected systems at the City of Johannesburg municipality shutting down the website, the e-services platform, and the billing system (SAP ISU and CRM).
“The City of Johannesburg reported a breach of its network on Thursday night and shut down its website and all
“The hack occurred at the same time that several banks also reported internet problems believed to be related to cyber attacks.”
According to a ransom note, hackers also accessed to the information stored on the infected systems.
“The incident is currently being investigated by City of Joburg cyber security experts, who have taken immediate and appropriate action to reinforce security measures to mitigate any potential impacts. As a
The city of Johannesburg municipality published alerted citizens via Twitter after several city employees received the ransom note.
“All your servers and data have been hacked. We have dozens of back doors
The hackers demand the payment of 4
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