Brazil’s court system under massive RansomExx ransomware attack

Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice was hit by a ransomware attack on Tuesday during judgment sessions that were taking place over video conference.

“The Superior Court of Justice (STJ) announces that the court’s information technology network suffered a hacker attack on Tuesday (3), during the afternoon, when the six group classes’ judgment sessions took place,” STJ President Humberto Martins said in an official statement on the Supreme Federal Court’s website.

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Source: Bleeping Computer