(Reuters) – The Swiss online consumer site Comparis has filed a criminal case for a ransomware attack on Wednesday that blocked some of its information technology systems, it said on Friday.
"As far as we know, most databases do not appear to be affected by the incident. Unfortunately, the first detailed analyzes indicate that the perpetrators had access to certain customer-relevant data from the sister company Credaris, whose system is partly operated in the same server environment." 19659002] Credaris is a financial broker.
Comparison said its website – which allows consumers to compare prices for goods and services – functioned normally again, but access via email and customer service may still be limited as it works with cybersecurity specialists for a complete
It did not comment on whether the incident was linked to a ransomware attack centered on Florida's information technology company Kaseya, which encrypted data from hundreds of small businesses around the world. ] Comparis did not pay a ransom to regain functionality, a spokesman said MAN.