Tech firm hit by giant ransomware hack gets key to unlock victims’ data

Kaseya’s universal key can free the files of hundreds of organizations, ending the worst of the attack’s fallout

The software company at the center of a huge ransomware attack this month has obtained a universal key to unlock files of the hundreds of businesses and public organizations crippled by the hack.

Nineteen days after the initial attack over the Fourth of July weekend, the Florida-based IT management provider, Kaseya, has received the universal key that can unlock the scrambled data of all the attack’s victims, bringing the worst of the fallout to a close.

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