Restaurant chain Mithaas, having branches in Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut, was hit by ransomware earlier this week. Police have registered a case and an investigation is launched into the cybercrime. Mithaas representative, in its complaint, said that the cybercriminals implant ransomware on their company network of Oct 22. A few weeks ago, Haldiram’s, another resultant chain, servers were also attacked with ransomware.
Snack manufactures and multi-city restaurant chain owner Haldiram’s was hit by a ransomware attack in July this year. A formal complaint, however, has been registered by UP police on October 14. Cybercriminals, as per the complaints, encrypted all its files, data, apps and IT systems. They demanded a ransom of 7.5 lakh USD for giving access to the stolen data. DGM (IT) and complainant Aziz Khan said that “We have restored all our data internally.”