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Haldiram's hit by ransomware attack, hackers demanded $750,000

Renowned Indian snacks manufacturer Haldiram's witnessed a ransomware attack by hackers who encrypted all its files, data, applications, and systems. The hackers have demanded a ransom of $7,50,000 for giving access to the stolen data. Though the snack maker filed a complaint to the cyber cell on July 17, the FIR was lodged on October 14, reported The Times of India.

According to the FIR lodged at Noida Sector 58 police station, the firm's IT department on the intervening night of July 12 and July 13 at about 01:30 am came to know that some of the orders were held up due to issues with the server.

News source ~ Money Control