Cyber-security firm Verint hit by ransomware


The Israel offices of US cyber-security firm Verint have been hit by ransomware, according to a screenshot taken by a Verint employee that started circulating online earlier today.

“There is currently a critical issue affecting the on premise Email and Green zone VDI [Virtual Desktop Infrastructure] services,” read a warning message that was displayed earlier today on Verint employees’ computers.

“If you get a ransomware pop up, please turn off your machine immediately and notify The IT Help Desk. IT is working to contain and address the issue, including working with external resources.

“We are working to have this addressed as soon as possible and will provide updates as appropriate,” the internal warning message read.

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Source: ZDNet