Diebold Nixdorf suffers ProLock ransomware attack

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Diebold Nixdorf has succumbed to a ProLock ransomware attack that is reported to have disrupted some operations.

Diebold Nixdorf suffers ProLock ransomware attack

First reported by Krebsonsecurity, the ransomware attack struck the company April 25 and affected services for more than 100 of the company’s customers. Diebold Nixdorf is the largest ATM provider in the US and holds an estimated 35% of the global cash machine market.

The company said the attack did not affect its ATMs, customer networks or the general public but did disrupt a system that automates field service technician requests.

An investigation into the attack found

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American Airlines cuts summer international flights by 60% as demand suffers

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American Airlines passenger planes (L) parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. March 23, 2020. The planes on the right are 737 MAX, parked for reasons other than the coronavirus.

Nick Oxford | Reuters

American Airlines plans to cut its international summer flights by 60% due as the coronavirus and government travel restrictions aimed at stopping the disease from spreading drive down travel demand at an unprecedented rate.

The airline and its competitors are slashing capacity to match the sharp drop in bookings and parking

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Virus hits spring home sellers; Spain suffers highest death toll yet

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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. 

  • Global cases: More than 873,767.
  • Global deaths: At least 43,288.
  • US cases: At least 189,633.
  • US deaths: At least 4,081.

The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

7:19 am: Mortgage applications to buy a home plummet 24% annually

More borrowers are refinancing to save money on monthly payments, while potential homebuyers are backing away fast. 

Driven entirely by refinancing, total mortgage application volume increased

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