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Kia Motors allegedly suffers ransomware attack; cybercriminals demand $20 million to recover sensitive data

Security Magazine

Kia Motors America has allegedly suffered a ransomware attack by the DoppelPaymer gang, demanding $20 million for a decryptor and not to leak stolen data, according to news reports. 

A day before, BleepingComputer reported that Kia Motors America was suffering a nationwide IT outage, which affected their servers, self-payment services, dealer platforms, and phone support system. Kia employees told BleepingComputer this was a nationwide outage that started Saturday, February 23.


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