Urgent warning for NZ businesses over ransomware vulnerability

A Stuff article.

Businesses have been urged to stop using a tool supplied by California-founded software company Kaseya, after it was manipulated to carry out a large number of ransomware attacks.

Kaseya’s software is used by 40,000 organisations around the world and the incident is causing growing concern.

The company reported that some customers using its VSA remote management tool had their devices compromised by REvil ransomware after it fell victim to a “sophisticated cyberattack”.

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