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Berlin. Around three weeks after the cyber attack on customers of the IT company Kaseya, the encrypted computers can be unlocked. Kaseya now has a general key - for which the hackers originally wanted 70 million dollars. Where he comes from, remains unclear. © Jonas Ekstromer The Swedish supermarket group Coop had to close several hundred shops at the beginning of July because of the hacker attack.
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Milan Vaccination Appointment Platform (Reuters) - Hackers attacked the computer systems of a company that manages immunization meetings against coronavirus for the Latium region, around Rome, and provoked Stopping the platform, Sunday announced the regional authorities.
"A powerful hacker attack on the entire (database) of the region is in progress," they indicated in a message posted on Facebook.
They add that all systems have been disabled, including those of the region's health portal and immunization network, and that the vaccinal calendar may be delayed.
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"This is a very powerful computer hacking attack, very serious (...) Everything is down," said Alessio d'Amato, Latium Health Director.
According to the Italian Ansa press agency, the Italian Communications Police and the Rome Public Prosecutor's Office seized the case and could open an investigation to try to identify the authors of the attack.
Italy has recently followed suit to France, where the sanitary pass is being expanded, announcing the introduction of a compulsory "green pass" for a list of activities. This decision provoked manifestations across the country.X1 (Reportage Stephen Jewkes, Gilles Guillaume for the French version) X1
Italy rolls out mandatory Covid 'green pass' rules .
All those aged 12 and over with at least one jab will be able to access bars, cinemas and gyms.The "green pass" will allow access to people who have had at least one vaccine dose, have recovered from coronavirus or who have tested negative within 48 hours.