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Attackers Demand $7.5 Million in Monero after Hacking Argentine Telco

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Jul
2020
Attackers Demand $7.5 Million in Monero after Hacking Argentine Telco

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Argentina’s largest telecom was recently hit by ransomware, with the attackers demanding a huge ransom, and setting a deadline for today.

Telecom, a leading operator in the country, is being held for ransom by an unknown group of hackers, invezz.com reports. The operators, presumed to be the infamous REvil group, demand $7.5 million in Monero, a hard-to-trace crypto currency.

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