BOSTON (AP) – Kaseya, a Florida company whose software was exploited in the devastating July 4th ransomware attack over the weekend, has received a universal key that will decrypt all 1,000+ companies and public organizations involved in the global incident were paralyzed.
Kaseya spokeswoman Dana Liedholm did not want to say on Thursday how the key was obtained or whether a ransom was paid. All she said was that it came from a “trusted third party” and that Kaseya distributed it to all victims. Cybersecurity firm Emsisoft confirmed that the key was working and providing support.
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