Ransomware: Electricity Supply Company K Electric (KE) Got Hacked
- Electricity Supply Company K Electric (KE) Website Got Hacked By Netwalker Ransomware.
- Disrupting Billing and Online Services with Customers That Unable Them to Access their Accounts.
Hackers have demanded $3.8 million from Karachi-Electric’s administration to restore its hacked system – The hackers have given a deadline of Sept 15 to K-Electric to pay the amount else the amount for the restoration of the portal would be double.
According to KE, customers may experience some disruption in accessing duplicate bills from the KE website, however, all the call centers are operational for any correspondence.
It was reported that K-Electric could not issue electricity bills to its consumers in various region as its billing system became non-functional after the attack.
Netwalker Ransomware demands $3.8 million for restoration. PIC by BleepingComputers
Tor stolen data page for K-Electric