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Hackers Threaten K-Electric To Leak Data After Deadline Expires


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

28th Sep, 2020. 07:00 pm
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Hackers Threatens K-Electric To Leak Data After Deadline Expires

Karachi: The deadline given to K-Electric by hackers is coming to an end today. Hackers have threatened K-Electric to leak data when the deadline expires.

According to the report, K-Electric’s system has been under cyber attack for 15 days. Hackers have threatened K-Electric to leak data when the deadline expires.

According to sources, the hackers threatened to release secret documents if they did not get the money, and the K-Electric system was still paralyzed due to the cyber attack.

K Electric’s communication with banks, internal communication, e-mail system is closed, it should be noted that KE’s IT system was hacked in August two years ago.

Sources say that K-Electric has hired international experts to rescue the data from the hackers.

K-Electric had issued an important directive to the consumers while confirming the cyber attack.

A spokesman for K-Electric said in a statement that a cyber attack on K Electric’s system earlier this week had caused problems for the company.

According to the spokesperson, the security of the system was ensured by taking precautionary measures after the cyberattack, bill payment solutions, call centre and all customer services were made operational while unauthorized services were removed from the system.

According to a spokesperson of K-Electric, most of the customers are facing difficulties in getting copies of bills from the website, in this regard, alternative services have been launched.

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