Tag: travelex

News and information from the Advent IM team.

Blog Post – Travelex – What went wrong?

Blog Post by Advent IM Security Consultant, Craig Moan. What happened? On the 31st of December 2019, as the world looked forward to welcoming a new decade, Travelex fell victim to a type of cyber-attack that very much came to prominence in the outgoing decade… Ransomware, and as I write this blog 20 days later […]

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Travelex being held to ransom by hackers

Hackers are holding foreign exchange company Travelex to ransom after a cyber-attack forced the firm to turn off all computer systems and resort to using pen and paper across its thousands of sites. Read via BBC News.

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