Ransomware attack hits major US data center provider


CyrusOne, one of the biggest data center providers in the US, has suffered a ransomware attack, ZDNet has learned.

In an email after this article’s publication, a CyrusOne spokesperson confirmed the incident and said they are currently working with law enforcement and forensics firms to investigate the attack, and help customers restore systems impacted systems.

“Six of our managed service customers, located primarily in our New York data center, have experienced availability issues due to a ransomware program encrypting certain devices in their network,” CyrusOne told ZDNet.

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Source: ZDNet