INCIDENT: Court of Córdoba’s Infrastructure in Argentina Hit by PLAY Ransomware Attack

Argentina's Judiciary of Córdoba has shut down its IT systems after suffering a ransomware attack. The attack was reportedly at the hands of the new 'Play' ransomware operation and caused the Judiciary to shut down IT systems and their online portal. The outage is also forcing the use of pen and paper for submitting official documents.

The Judiciary confirmed that it was engaged with Microsoft, Cisco, Trend Micro, and local specialists to investigate the attack.

Incident Date

August 13, 2022

Location

Argentina

Estimated Cost

unknown

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Argentina’s Judiciary of Córdoba hit by PLAY ransomware attack

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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