Netwalker ransomware hits Pakistan’s largest private power utility

K-Electric, the sole electricity provider for Karachi, Pakistan, has suffered a Netwalker ransomware attack that led to the disruption of billing and online services.

K-Electric is Pakistan’s largest power supplier, serving 2.5 million customers and employing over 10 thousand people.

Starting yesterday, K-Electric customers have been unable to access the online services for their account.

To resolve this issue, K-Electric appears to be trying to reroute users through a staging site, but are currently having difficulties.

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Source: Bleeping Computer