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Major data center provider hit by ransomware attack, claims report

The State of Security

CyrusOne, a major provider of enterprise data center services, is reported to have suffered a ransomware attack.

The Dallas-headquartered company, which operates more than 30 data centers across the United States, China, London, and Singapore, is reported by ZDnet to have had some of its systems infected by the REvil (Sodinokibi) ransomware.

According to security journalist Catalin Cimpanu, who broke the story, the firm was hit by a targeted attack against its network yesterday, and received a ransom message demanding payment for the recovery of encrypted files.


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