Ransomware, taking a Toll

Ransomware, taking a Toll 2

[vc_row css_animation=”” row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Adidas, Nike, Telstra, Officeworks and Footlocker are just some of the companies that were frozen by indefinite delivery times of stock to customers by a recent cyber security attack of logistics monolith, Toll Group.

The Toll Group were subject to a ransomware attack in early February, whereby hackers gain access to systems and methodically disrupt a company’s access to its own data. The hackers demand large sums of ‘ransom’ money to release locked or compromised systems to relieve the company of digital and unfortunate customer chaos. In Toll’s case, which was played down in a company media release, their key services and systems took a grave hit by a criminal act.

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