Egregor ransomware attack hijacks printers to spit out ransom notes

Cencosud was infected by an Egregor ransomware attack which, in time honoured fashion, stole sensitive files that it found on the compromised network, and encrypted data on Cencosud’s drives to lock workers out of the company’s data. A text file was left on infected Windows computers, telling the store that private data would be shared with the media if it was not prepared to begin negotiating with the hackers within three days.

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