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Cognizant hit by a Maze ransomware attack

Cognizant, one of the largest tech and consulting companies in the Fortune 500, has confirmed it was hit by a ransomware attack.

Details remain slim besides a brief statement on its site, confirming the incident.

“Cognizant can confirm that a security incident involving our internal systems, and causing service disruptions for some of our clients, is the result of a Maze ransomware attack,” the statement read. “Our internal security teams, supplemented by leading cyber defense firms, are actively taking steps to contain this incident.”

The New Jersey-headquartered IT giant said it was engaging with the law enforcement.

Read more about it: https://techcrunch.com/2020/04/18/cognizant-maze-ransomware/ 

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