RansomEXX Attacks CNT Telecommunications in Ecuador

November 10, 2022


Ecuador's state-run Corporación Nacional de Telecomunicación (CNT) has suffered a ransomware attack that has disrupted business operations, the payment portal, and customer support.

BleepingComputer has learned that the attack was conducted by a ransomware operation known as RansomEXX. Additionally the site reported they contacted CNT with further questions but 'have not received a response at this time."

Incident Date

July 16, 2021



Estimated Cost

190GB data reportedly stolen

Type of Malware

Threat Source

No threat source identified