Tag: SEPA

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Sepa continues to count cost of 2020 cyberattack, report says

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency fell victim to a sophisticated ransomware attack on Christmas Eve 2020. A key environmental body is still working to rebuild its computer systems more than 12 months on from a cyberattack which crippled its network, with the full financial impact of the incident still unknown, a report has said. The […]

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Scottish Environment Protection Agency suffers successive cyber attacks

THE Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has suffered a second hacking attack by cyber criminals, a new report reveals. On Christmas Eve last year, around 1.2GB of data – amounting to at least 4,000 files – was stolen in the ransomware raid. But fresh evidence suggests hackers tried to sabotage recovery operations with a second […]

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