CYBER24 Episode 63: Pemex hack and preventing ransomware

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Cybercrime isn’t a uniquely American phenomenon. Recent high-profile attacks on Pemex, Mexico’s state-owned oil monopoly was hit with ransomware demanding $5 million comes just months after a similar attack on Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro. The former was offered a discount by hackers if they paid right away (which they did not) while the later refused to pay at all and has spent a reported $71 million to clean up the mess. 

On this week’s episode of CYBER24, we discuss these high-profile foreign attacks and outline some of the steps you can take to protect your business. 

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Hackers demand $5 million from Mexico’s Pemex in cyberattack