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In Sport a New South Wales (NSW), Australia based retailer has released a press statement yesterday that the servers at its head office were impacted by REvil or Sodinokibi ransomware attack which has resulted in some data loss which includes email addresses, shipping addresses, and contact numbers.

However, the sports equipment dealer has assured that most of the data was recovered and no information on its Shopify cart was compromised in the cyber incident which could have taken place on Saturday May 16.

Meanwhile, in other news related to ransomware, Sri Lanka Telecom(SLT) has made it official that some of its internal systems were impacted by REvil Ransomware attack which could have impacted some of its hosting services.

But the company also released an affirmation that no government and business services; services related to voice and broadband; PeoTV and Hosting Services along with Broadband were impacted in the internal incident and none of the customer information was compromised.

As SLT’s threat monitoring solutions detected the file-encrypting malware attack at the earliest, the IT staff took all precautions in time to contain the incident.

Coming to the third news related to Maze Ransomware, the news is out that the renowned hacker’s gang has started releasing payment card details of customers related to Banco BCR, a state-owned Bank of Costa Rica, Central America.

Cybersecurity firm Emsisoft stated in its latest blog report that from Thursday last week, the operators of Maze started to release the stolen details from Banco BCR as it might have failed to bow down to the demands of hackers.

Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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