With the pandemic, we have discovered the danger of viruses, including computer viruses. Governor Zingaretti described the hacker attack on the Lazio health system, which shut down the vaccine reservation platform, as the most serious attack ever in Italy. This will be seen in the coming weeks, certainly not the first. the ransomware attacksAttacking hackers who make infected computer data inaccessible and demand a ransom to get it back are becoming increasingly prevalent. In the case of Lazio, it does not appear that any ransom demand has been officially submitted, but the fact that no data could have been stolen makes the extortion scenario possible. On the other hand, as Stefano Zanero (Politecnico di Milano) explained to Sky TG24, the point is that the Lazio region has publicly announced that it has not started negotiations with the hackers, but it seems that the aim of the attack is to collect a ransom.
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