Hackers demand $38 million from KE to restore its system

KARACHI: (HRNW) Hackers have demanded $38 million from Karachi-Electric’s (KE) administration to restore its hacked system.

The hacking event on the KE portal was reported on Sept 7, according to which its IT department had halted internal communication and links with banks, causing problems for the city’s sole electric supplier.

According to KE, customers may experience some disruption in accessing duplicate bills from the KE website, however, all the call centres are operational for any correspondence.

The hackers have given a deadline of September 15 to K-Electric to pay the amount else the amount for the restoration of the portal would be double.

According to K-Electric, the hackers have claimed to have important documents of the customers and other sensitive information.

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