Ireland: ‘Wizard Spider’ cybercrime gang claim Health Service Executive attack

Hackers known as Wizard Spider are spinning a web of chaos since it launched a ransomware attack on the Health Service Executive last week.

The Russian hackers have claimed responsibility for the most serious ever cyberattack on Ireland’s critical infrastructure.

The group, who are seeking ransom of up to €20 million in cryptocurrency, are not motivated by terrorism or espionage and only want money.

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Source: DublinLive