Postage Provider Pitney Bowes Hit in Apparent Ransomware Attack

An apparent ransomware attack has hit shipping provider Pitney Bowes, preventing businesses from adding postage to their packages and possibly affecting the US Postal Service from sending your mail as well.

Pitney Bowes is blaming the disruption on a “malware attack that encrypted information on some systems,” which matches how ransomware infections generally operate.

“Our technical team is working to restore the affected systems, and it is working closely with third-party consultants to address this matter. We are considering all options to expedite this process,” the US-based company said in a statement on Monday.

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