A flight bound to Chennai (SG3027) at 6.10 am was cancelled.
India among countries to lead thematic discussions at counter ransomware initiative meet: White House
The White House official described a four-part strategy to coordinate a whole-of-government effort.
The Tamil Nadu government’s Public Department is said to have come under a ransomware attack, wherein a malware was used to encrypt computer files.
The LockBit ransomware gang announced the attack Tuesday night on its dark web leak site, setting a deadline of Thursday evening for payment.
One of the terminals at the JNPT port has been impacted by the latest malware attack, the government confirmed today.
Operations at one of the three terminals of Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai, India's largest container port, were disrupted.
The first reports of trouble came from Ukrainian banks, Kiev's main airport and Rosneft, in a major incident reminiscent of the recent WannaCry virus.
Operations at one of the three terminals of the nation's largest container port JNPT were impacted tonight as a fallout of the global ransomware attack.
A major cyberattack unfolded on Tuesday, striking banks, corporations and infrastructure in Ukraine and Russia before spreading to western Europe and then the United States.
IT experts identified the virus as "Petrwrap", a modified version of the Petya ransomware which hit last year and demanded money from victims in exchange for the return of their data.
The attacking tool is believed to be ransomware of the so-called Petya malware type, which earlier affected firms in Russia including oil giant Rosneft and Ukraine. Here's how you protect your system
According to sources, about 25 per cent of systems in the state have been affected by the virus. In the Vijayawada Police Commissionerate, some systems have been affected.