Shipping giant Pitney Bowes hit by ransomware
Shipping tech firm Pitney Bowes has suffered a ransomware attack that forced it to take down a great number of internal systems, resulting in major service disruptions. The company said that it “has seen no evidence that customer or employee data has been improperly accessed,” but did not elaborate on the details of the attack such as the type of ransomware used or the ransom amount demanded by the attackers.
Pitney Bowes stated that it is working to restore all its systems. The firm has hired an outside security consultant to help with this. Various customers have reported a variety of disruptions affecting websites and user account functionality.