Miami Firm Hit by Mass Ransomware Attack Obtains Universal Key

July 22, 2021, 9:33 PM

Kaseya Ltd. said it has obtained a decryptor for victims of a July 2 ransomware attack that affected as many as 1,500 companies.

In an update on its website, the Miami-based company said it received the decryptor from a third party and has “teams actively helping customers affected by the ransomware to restore their environments.”

Kaseya didn’t identify the third party who provided the decryptor. It’s also wasn’t clear if the company paid the hackers a ransom.

“We obtained the encryptor from a trusted third party,” Dana Liedholm, Kaseya senior vice president for corporate marketing, said in an email. ...

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