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Latest ransomware attack: close to home

My broadband has released breaking news that Johannesburg City Power’s website has been hit by ransomware.
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City Power released the update via their Twitter account today.
The attack has left its entire infrastructure immobilised and users of the site, residents of JHB who purchase pre-paid electricity, are unable to add electricity credits.

Herewith the tweet:

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Latest update on the ransomware attack at 13:43pm:

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