The Heritage Company Went Down After Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attacks continue to cripple different businesses, one more victim has now become apparent. Recently, a telemarketing firm The Heritage Company has suffered a ransomware attack that temporarily collapsed the whole business.

UK-based telemarketing firm The Heritage Company suffered a ransomware attack. The firm disclosed the cyber attack on the eve of Christmas as their entire business went down.

As reported by KATV, the agency employing over 300 people suddenly disclosed the news of closure following the security incident. The company CEO Sandra Franecke shared details about the ransomware attack in a message to the staff via Facebook.

She further elaborated that they had to pay the ransom to recover their data.

However, the technical details about how this incident could have occurred remain undisclosed.

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