Cybercriminals Hold Professional Golf Association to Ransom


The Professional Golf Association (PGA) was reportedly the target of a recent ransomware attack just before a major championship.

According to Golf Week, the PGA of America’s were compromised by threat actors this week. Staff at the organisation realized on Tuesday morning that files were no longer accessible on the network and officials were locked out of the system.

A message was posted which said the PGA network “has been penetrated,” and “All files on each host in the network have been encrypted with a strong algorythm [sic].”

The threat actor then warned that attempts to

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