Ransomware attack at Mexico's Pemex halts work, threatens to cripple computers

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Ransomware attack at Mexico's Pemex halts work, threatens to cripple computers

Hackers try to wring ransom from Mexican state oil firm.

A ransomware attack hit computer servers and halted administrative work on Monday at Mexican state oil firm Pemex, according to employees and internal emails, in hackers' latest bid to wring ransom from a major company. Hackers have increasingly targeted companies with malicious programs that ...

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