Hackers demand millions from Desmi – CEO refuses to pay

Hackers demand a million-dollar sum from Desmi as ransom. CEO Henrik Sørensen refuses to pay criminals and has worked non-stop since the attack to get the business back on track. "People have slept on mattresses," he tells ShippingWatch. 

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While other companies may have shut down for the Easter holidays, this was not the case at pump manufacturer Desmi this year. The night between Wednesday and Thursday the company was attacked by hackers, effectively paralyzing the company.

Since then, CEO Henrik Sørensen and a team of up to 15 employees have worked non-stop to get the company back up and running.

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