Media Prima’s System affected by ransomware: hacker asks 1000 BTCs

Ransomware virus hits Media Prima’s email system and asks 1000 BTC It is the recent security news about Cyber attack in the Computer System of one of the largest media company of Malaysia “Media Prima”. Cyber criminals were affected the Media Prima’s computer System by ransomware and completely shut down their email network and asked for 1,000 BTC (equivalent to $6,000,000) for the recovery of data. According to researchers, it is still unknown which ransomware succeed in this Cyber attack. About Media Prima: Caretaker It controls numerous newspaper, TV stations and radio. Harian metro, Hot FM, One FM, TV3, TV9, New Straits Times and others are under this Malaysia’s company. Media Prima is popular company of Malaysia which also controls the Sphere of home shopping and advertising. Due to this features Cyber criminals were attached. Cyber attacks only in Company’s email System Cyber criminals were tried to attack or lock Read more