January 8, 2020 / 7:25 AM / 14 days ago

Finablr says ransomware behind Travelex cyberattack, no financial hit to group

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Finablr Plc said on Wednesday its foreign exchange firm Travelex had confirmed that a software virus that forced it to take its systems offline at the end of December was a ransomware known as Sodinokibi.

Travelex had contained the spread of the ransomware, also known as REvil, United Arab Emirates-based payment solutions business Finablr said, adding that it does not currently anticipate any material financial impact for the group. (Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)

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