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Menswear Brand Zegna Reveals Ransomware Attack

Menswear Brand Zegna Reveals Ransomware Attack

Accounting materials from the Italy-based luxury fashion house were leaked online by RansomExx because the company refused to pay.
High-end Italian fashion house Ermenegildo Zegna revealed on Monday that it was the target of a ransomware attack last August — and that it managed to recover its systems from back-up without paying a ransom.

Resisting the Pressure to Pay

While many companies choose to pay a ransom during such an attack to unlock data or prevent it from being leaked online, security professionals generally recommend that they don’t because it only encourages cybercriminals

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Elizabeth Montalbano