5 Jul 2021

Kaseya cyber attack: More information set to emerge

From Morning Report, 6:38 am on 5 July 2021

More information should emerge this morning as to how many New Zealand organisations are caught up in a global ransomware attack.

The attack on the IT management software provider Kaseya VSA has spread to hundreds of its end users - but the full extent of the damage isn't known yet.

Authorites are pointing at Russian-based cybercrimial gang REvil as being responsible.

Datacom Cybersecurity's strategic communications manager Paul Brislen spoke to Corin Dann.