Veolia North America hit by ransomware attack

A department in Veolia North America, a transnational company offering water, energy and waste recycling management services, suffered a ransomware attack which resulted in the theft of some personal data, and forced the company to take parts of its infrastructure offline.

In a press release published on the Veolia website, the company confirmed its Municipal Water division suffered an incident that forced the firm to take the targeted back-end systems and servers offline until they could be restored.

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Source: MSN News