- September 22, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
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The FBI had digital keys that would have unlocked ransomware-attacked business data, according to a Tuesday report from The Washington Post, but withheld those keys for three weeks in a failed bid to target the hackers. The agency got the encryption keys after gaining access to the servers of the Russia-based criminal gang REvil following the group’s June attack on meat-processing company JBS.
The group then attacked Miami-based IT firm Kaseya, which said 54 of its clients were directly infected but also estimated the attacks…