Travelex

Report: Travelex paid hackers $2.3 million worth of Bitcoin after ransomware attack

Travelex reportedly paid US $2.3 million worth of Bitcoin to the REvil ransomware gang, who had threatened to publish personal data of customers stolen from the foreign currency exchange service.

Travelex hobbles back online, one month after ransomware hit it hard

The beleaguered company, hit by the REvil ransomware on New Year’s Eve, has not yet been able to restore all of its online services.

Travelex won’t say if it has paid a ransom to its attackers

Travelex, the foreign currency exchange service whose services have been knocked offline since New Year’s eve by a cyber attack, is declining to say if it has paid a ransom to the criminals responsible.

Travelex warns customers of phone scam threat in wake of ransomware attack

Members of the public who have found themselves out-of-pocket or inconvenienced by the ongoing problems at Travelex after it suffered a ransomware attack on New Year’s Eve, are being warned to watch out for email and phone scammers taking advantage of the situation.

Travelex wants you to know that everything’s going really really well

Apparently the world’s largest foreign exchance service is making “good progress” following the attack which knocked out its systems two weeks ago.

Move along, nothing to see here.

“Planned maintenance”? Travelex’s masterclass in how not to respond to a cyberattack

For days Travelex’s website has said it was down for “planned maintenance”.

Now it finally admits that the company is struggling with a ransomware outbreak that has disrupted its online services.

Travelex still offline after discovering malware on New Year’s Eve, and other banks’ currency services are also affected

The world’s largest foreign exchange bureau is still offline today, and the online currency services of other high street banks are disrupted.