Report: National Library of Brazil (Biblioteca Nacional do Brasil) Hit with Ransomware Attack
Last Sunday [April 11], the National Library website was the target of a ransomware attack and needed to be taken down. The agency, linked to the Special Secretariat for Culture, opted to shut down the servers to alleviate the potential problems caused and new invasions.
However, last Tuesday [April 13] the site was activated again, and the victim of a second attack.
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