After being compelled to shut down its Hosted Exchange environment, cloud computing business Rackspace acknowledged becoming the subject of a ransomware attack. Tuesday morning, the business acknowledged that the disruption was caused by suspicious behaviour that was indeed a ransomware attack.
On Friday, December 2, issues began to arise with Rackspace’s hosted Microsoft Exchange service. The affected environment was shut down, and the corporation acknowledged on Saturday that a security incident had occurred. We will notify customers as necessary if we find that sensitive information was compromised, according to Rackspace.