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Indonesia won't pay an $8 million ransom after a cyberattack compromised its national data center

Posted on AllSides June 24th, 2024
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The attackers have held data hostage and offered a key for access in return for the $8 million ransom, said PT Telkom Indonesia’s director of network & IT solutions, Herlan Wijanarko, without giving further details. Wijanarko said the company, in collaboration with authorities at home and abroad, is investigating and trying to break the encryption that made data inaccessible. Communication and Informatics Minister Budi Arie Setiadi told journalists that the government won’t pay the ransom. “We have tried our best to carry out recovery while the (National Cyber ​​and Crypto...

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