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Unraveling the Johnson Controls Ransomware attack: Dark Angels wants $51 million

Data Conomy

Johnson Controls ransomware attack is the topic of the day. Johnson Controls, a global industrial control systems leader, is battling the notorious Dark Angels hackers. The digital intruders have locked up the company’s data and are demanding an astonishing $51 million for its release.

This high-stakes cyber showdown has left Johnson Controls reeling, disrupting its daily operations. Worse, sensitive Department of Homeland Security (DHS) information may be on the line, raising national security concerns. Johnson Controls has almost one hundred thousand employees amongst its several divisions and affiliates (such as ADT, Tyco, York, SimplexGrinnell, and Ruskin).


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