Public Postal Services Brought Crashing Down In Cyberattack

Greece’s public postal service, ELTA (or Hellenic Post S.A.), has been forced offline due to a ransomware attack affecting the majority of the organization’s services, including mail post, bill payments, and processing of financial transaction orders.

“For reasons of prevention and security, and until all the necessary actions are completed, it was decided to isolate the entire data center of the company. Therefore, we announce the temporary suspension of the commercial information system of all post offices,” ELTA said in a statement.

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