It did not comment on whether the incident was linked to a ransomware attack centered on Florida information technology firm Kasya, which scoured data from hundreds of small businesses around the world. Russia-linked cybercrime syndicate Reville took credit for the breach. A spokesman said he did not pay a ransom to gain functionality.
One thousand US companies affected by ransomware attack
Recently there has been a major ransomware attack on American IT company Kasia. The cyber attack targeted at least 1000 companies using Kasia’s corporate network and its software. Russia’s cybercrime group Revil is suspected of carrying out this cyber attack.
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Coupe, the largest supermarket chain, has had to close over 800 of its stores
This software company has provided its services to more than 40,000 business houses, out of which at least 1000 companies have fallen victim to this cyber attack. Researchers gave this information on Saturday. The ransomware attack forced Coup, Sweden’s largest supermarket chain, to close more than 800 of its stores because they were unable to access their accounts and checkout.