Web hosting service Exabytes hit by ransomware attack, still restoring services


The company’s data restoration effort stands at 80% as of 3pm on Sept 20, says Chan. –-123rf.com

PETALING JAYA: Exabytes, a Penang-based web hosting service, was hit by a ransomware attack over the weekend, though it claims most of its services have since been restored.

The ransomware, which occurred at 5am on Sept 18, disrupted its services, mainly its Windows VPS (virtual private server) and Windows hosting services.

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