Ransomware attack leaves Johannesburg residents without electricity

Ransomware attack leaves Johannesburg residents without electricity

Posted July 26, 2019

Ransomware attack leaves Johannesburg residents without electricity

Source: HelpNetSecurity
By: Zeljka Zorz
Published: July 26, 2019

* A ransomware attack aimed at City Power, the electricity provider for Johannesburg (aka Joburg), South Africa, has resulted in some residents temporarily without power.
* While the provider’s operational technology (OT) network hasn’t been hit, the IT disruption prevented customers from buying electricity through its pre-paid vending system.