The news monitoring service TVEyes now joins the trail as the latest victim. Reportedly, the TV and radio broadcast search engine, TVEyes Inc., has disclosed a ransomware attack on their systems. Following the incident, the service went down.
Recently, the broadcast search engine and news monitoring service TVEyes recently suffered an outage. Now, it turns out that TVEyes actually faced a ransomware attack.
On January 30, 2020, many users flooded Twitter with complaints of TVEyes outage.
At that time, the service only informed users about a ‘technical glitch’ that they’re trying to resolve.
However, the problem continued eventually making the users suspicious of the outage.
Finally, on January 31, 2020, TVEyes unveiled the fact that they were actually hit by ransomware. They also clarified that they had to ‘rebuild the system’ for service restoration, for which, they did not have an ETA.