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Travelex staff work using paper and pen as ransomware attack made systems go offline
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Travelex staff work using paper and pen as ransomware attack made systems go offline

Travelex is currently only able to serve customers face-to-face at its 1,200 on-airport and off-airport locations worldwide.

Travelex takes down systems offline as its services get compromised due to a ransomware attack
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Travelex takes down systems offline as its services get compromised due to a ransomware attack

Travelex is yet to ascertain what all data has been encrypted by the ransomware.

South Koreans paid as much as $2.5 million in ransomware payments over the last two years
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South Koreans paid as much as $2.5 million in ransomware payments over the last two years

Ransomware attacks, which encrypt and hold a user's files hostage in exchange for payment, comprise one of the fastest growing forms of cyber attack.

Bitcoin rally: Income tax sleuths conduct surveys on 9 major exchanges, detect HNI entries
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Bitcoin rally: Income tax sleuths conduct surveys on 9 major exchanges, detect HNI entries

Sleuths detected a number of high net worth individuals (HNIs) and customer IDs in these databases and prima facie about 20-25 lakh such entities have been traced.

A major global cyber attack could trigger an economic loss of $53 billion: Report
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A major global cyber attack could trigger an economic loss of $53 billion: Report

The report, examined potential economic losses from the hypothetical hacking of a cloud service provider and cyber attacks on computer operating systems.

JNPT to conduct IT audit to prevent cyber attacks
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JNPT to conduct IT audit to prevent cyber attacks

Notably, National Cyber Security Advisor, Gulshan Rai, had rushed to the port following the impact on operations due to issues at the privately-operated GTI Terminal.

Malware attack: Ransomware hits operations at JNPT terminal, Gujarat port; APM terminals hacked globally
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Malware attack: Ransomware hits operations at JNPT terminal, Gujarat port; APM terminals hacked globally

The JNPT port, which consists of three terminals, has a capacity to handle 4.5 million standard container units, and GTI Terminal has a 1.8 million TEU capacity.

Indian government has started taking measures to protect itself from the latest ransomware attack
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Indian government has started taking measures to protect itself from the latest ransomware attack

Operations at one of the container terminals at Mumbai's Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) port was impacted due to the ransomware attack.

Indian government claims that ransomware attacks contained as infection reports spike
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Indian government claims that ransomware attacks contained as infection reports spike

The number of computers reported infected by a global ransomware attack in India has more than doubled to around 193 on Thursday from a day ago.

Providing free custom support for Windows could have tackled WannaCry ransomware attack
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Providing free custom support for Windows could have tackled WannaCry ransomware attack

According to a report in Financial Times on Thursday, issuing a free custom support would have protected the computers from the ransomware attack.

Ransomware attack: Some West Bengal state power company computers affected
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Ransomware attack: Some West Bengal state power company computers affected

The global ransomware attack has affected several computers of a state power distribution company in West Bengal. Central govt. computers unaffected.

Ransomware attack: 120 Gujarat govt computers affected by WannaCry virus
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Ransomware attack: 120 Gujarat govt computers affected by WannaCry virus

120 computers of the Gujarat State Wide Area Network (GSWAN) were infected by the WannaCry virus, but no valuable data was lost

Ransomware attack: West Bengal state power company's computers hit; Kerala, AP too affected
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Ransomware attack: West Bengal state power company's computers hit; Kerala, AP too affected

The cyber attack, which shut car factories, hospitals, shops and schools over the weekend, has proved less severe than anticipated in Asia, but industry professionals have flagged potential risks in the future.

Ransomware attack: Infra agencies asked to step up cyber vigil
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Ransomware attack: Infra agencies asked to step up cyber vigil

The cyber criminals have demanded a fee of about $300 in crypto-currencies like Bitcoin for unlocking the device.