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Ransomware attack causes system outage at telecom firm

Posted On: Jun. 2, 2020 5:52 AM CST

South Africa-based telecommunications firm Telkom SA SOC Ltd. suffered a ransomware attack, which led to outages across of its several systems, MyBroadband reports citing sources. Staff working remotely have been unable to connect to servers or to the Telkom virtual private network. The ransomware attack follows severe disruptions at Telkom since May 29, when the company said that its call centers were experiencing "technical disruptions."

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