On Thursday night, a ransomware attack hit the company network causing an outage of its multimedia messaging and data feed services (i.e. TVEyes Media Monitoring Suite (MMS)).
“We are rebuilding the core system
CEO David Ives confirmed that the company did not pay the ransom and that the internal staff restored from backups after sanitized the impacted systems.
“All the engineers have been working on this since early yesterday morning, and there’s no evidence that was downloaded,” said TVEyes CEO David Ives.
“Ives said in an interview. “It appears it was purely an attack to make money.”
Another unknown aspect of the attack is that at the time it is not clear if the hackers have
The company CEO added that the attack didn’t appear to be the result of a cyber espionage campaign aimed at stealing data on political