Ring, the popular home security company, has fallen victim to a ransomware attack, according to a recent report from TechCrunch. The attack, which was carried out by a group called "AlphV," has left many Ring users without access to their security systems. The hackers reportedly demanded a large sum of money in exchange for the decryption keys to unlock the affected devices.
While Ring has not yet commented on the incident, cybersecurity experts warn that ransomware attacks like these are becoming increasingly common. In recent years, many high-profile companies and organizations have fallen victim to similar attacks, including Colonial Pipeline and JBS USA.
Experts advise Ring users to take precautions to protect their devices, such as using strong passwords and regularly updating their security software. They also recommend that users back up their data regularly, so that they can recover their information in the event of an attack.
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