Eurofins Ransomware Attack Led to Backlog of 20,000 Cases

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Police chiefs are warning of delays to investigations and court cases after it emerged that a ransomware attack on a forensic services firm led to a backlog of 20,000 cases. Eurofins Scientific, the largest provider of its kind in the UK, suffered the “sophisticated” attack back in June. The global tester, which handles around half of the UK’s forensic work, is said to have decided to pay the ransom in a bid to regain access to crucial data.

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