Travelex reportedly shelled out a $2.3 million ransom payment after being struck on New Year’s Eve with REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware.

The company has not publicly stated it paid the ransom, but The Wall Street Journal reported that sources have indicated otherwise. In early January it was believed the attackers were seeking $3 million to release the encrypted files along with a promise to not make public any information removed during the attack.

At the time several media reports were issued stating data stolen from Travelex had been removed, a fact Travelex denied.

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