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Palermo, a city of 1.3 million people and a popular tourist destination in Southern Italy, has become the latest victim of a Vice Society ransomware attack. 

The municipality reported that they had shut down several systems in order to protect the network and data from further damage. According to initial reports, outages includes video surveillance system and some police services. Authorities have not yet shared further details on the breach, but the Vice Society gang is known for exploiting unpatched vulnerabilities of exposed services.

Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud detects and blocks ransomware threats like Vice Society with its included Active Protection technology. In the event of a disaster, efficient backup and disaster recovery capabilities get you back up and running quickly. 

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Acronis is a Swiss company, founded in Singapore. Celebrating two decades of innovation, Acronis has more than 2,000 employees in 45 locations. Acronis Cyber Protect solution is available in 26 languages in over 150 countries and is used by 18,000 service providers to protect over 750,000 businesses.

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