New details emerge on thehacker attack on computer systems in the Lazio region which tumbled the booking site for COVID vaccines. As revealed by Il Messaggero, in fact, the investigations revealed that the hacker attack developed by infecting a hundreds of PCs of employees of the Region. Among the computers affected by the hackers there is also a PC of a network administrator.
Hacker attack on the Lazio region: more than 100 computers infected
The hackers carried out a full-scale attack. This is what emerges from the first reports of the postal police who are now trying to follow the traces to trace the identity of the cyber pirates. The first data confirm that the hackers, to carry out the attack on the IT services of the Lazio region, would have used a server located in the USA. In this regard, a letter rogatory has already been requested from the United States. However, the hackers could have initiated the attack from anywhere in the world. Investigations into the provenance of the attacks will continue.
Data is not for sale on the dark web (for now)
Although the ultimatum has expired at the moment there are no reports on the possible sale of data of citizens of the Lazio Region on the dark web. There situation will continue to be monitored with the utmost attention to understand what will be the next moves of the hackers who have stolen the sensitive data of almost 6 million citizens. Investigations will continue in the coming days.