Spanish institutions, in the crosshairs of the dangerous Russian ‘ransomware’ Ryuk

Rodrigo alonso

Madrid

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No one is completely safe on the web. Neither companies, nor ordinary users, nor public institutions. And much less the Spanish ones. This is becoming clear during the first months of this (still) pandemic 2021, in which groups of cybercriminals have managed to affect the systems of the SEPE, various city councils and agencies, and even those of the Ministry of Labor, which yesterday morning He suffered an infection using Ryuk, the exact same malicious code that attacked the State Public Employment Service last March and paralyzed it for weeks.

The virus, of Russian origin and capable of encrypting the information of the computers it penetrates, is

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