New ransomware hits Windows, Linux servers of Chile government agency

Chile’s national computer security and incident response team (CSIRT) has announced that a ransomware attack has impacted operations and online services of a government agency in the country.

The attack started on Thursday, August 25, targeting Microsoft and VMware ESXi servers operated by the agency.

The hackers stopped all running virtual machines and encrypted their files, appending the “.crypt” filename extension.

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Source: Bleeping Computer