Travelex Consults UK Cyberattack Agency After Virus Strike

Law360, London (January 3, 2020, 3:23 PM GMT) -- The U.K. government’s cybersecurity agency is “working closely” with Travelex to assess the impact of a cyberattack that prompted the foreign-currency seller to take down its website.

“We are aware of this incident and working closely with the affected organization to understand its impact,” a National Cyber Security Centre spokeswoman told Law360 on Friday.

Late Thursday night, Travelex posted a message on Twitter confirming that a software virus was discovered on New Year's Eve that compromised some of its services.

“As a precautionary measure in order to protect data and prevent the spread of the virus, we immediately took all our...

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