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Swedish Health Agency shuts down SmiNet after attempted hacking attack failed on 31/05/2021. It first hit the UK and USA 3 days ago.

Al Jazeera TV was attacked on June 5 and 8, 2021.

Brazil's Grupo Fleury Medical Facility and the UK fashion label French Connect Fashion Brand Suffered Ransomware Attack on June 28, 2021.

A cyber attack with ransomware on the Florida based IT company Kaseya Software, disables: 200 American firms, a Dutch garage, some Canadian home computers, the Swedish Supermarket chain Coop's till system and about 800 other firms world wide.

The American president blames Russia for the attack. America's Huntress Labs said it believed the Russia-linked REvil malware. Some security experts in the UK and France have also blamed organised crime syndicates and the Chinese government for it.

Update[]

1,800 companies are now infected and the ransom, want up from $70m to $94m on 05/07/2021.

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