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REvil Hackers Demand $70 Million to End Largest Ransomware Attack on Record

A gang of Russia-linked hackers are believed to be responsible for infecting thousands of victims with ransomware after breaching the computer systems of IT software provider Kaseya. The attack has affected grocers, dental practices, architecture firms, libraries, and other businesses, as well as public agencies, worldwide. Hackers are demanding a ransom of $70 million in cryptocurrency. Read more about REvil, past cyberattacks it has launched, and what happens next.

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REvil Hackers Demand $70 Million to End Largest Ransomware Attack on Record
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