Israeli companies targeted with new Pay2Key ransomware

Several companies and large corporations from Israel have been breached and had their systems encrypted using a new strain of ransomware named Pay2Key, in what appears to be a targeted attack against Israeli networks.

The first attacks were seen in late October but have now grown in numbers while also remaining contained to Israel.

“As days go by, more of the reported ransomware attacks turn out to be related to the new Pay2Key ransomware,” Israeli cyber-security firm Check Point said in a security alert published today.

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Source: ZDNet