The malicious encryption software, which operates on a Ransomware-as-a-Service model, may have been delivered via unpatched, vulnerable Pulse Secure VPN servers and it is believed that the attackers are now asking for a $3 million payment.
"Whilst the investigation is still ongoing, Travelex has confirmed that the software virus is ransomware known as Sodinokibi, also commonly referred to as REvil," London-based Travelex now acknowledges in a statement on its website's home page, dated Jan. 7.
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