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The biggest ransomware attack ever paralyzed thousands of businesses

July 7, 2021


The biggest single ransomware attack ever recorded managed to ruin the July 4th celebrations for hundreds of businesses in the USA. The attack organized by the Russia-linked hacker organization REvil happened during the Independence Day long weekend. The supply-chain ransomware attack leveraged a vulnerability in Kaseya VSA software against multiple managed service providers (MSPs) and their customers.

The news that REvil is demanding millions of dollars to end the attack began circulating on July 3rd.

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