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Symantec announced new hacking

The company Symantec, which specializes in cybersecurity, said the series of attacks against American companies and users from hackers attempting to install malware WastedLocker.

Indicated that the ultimate goal of these attacks is to encrypt a large portion of computers and servers to require the owners of a multimillion-dollar ransom. "At least 31 organizations came under attack, and this means that the total number of attacks can be much more. Intruders hacked (computer) network of organizations and preparing for attacks using ransomware," according to the company.