Bet9ja Website back online, the mobile has been recovered from Russian hackers, and the CEO has sent a message to bettors.
According to Ayo Ojuroye, CEO of Bet9ja, “I want to assure you that your data is safe and your funds are intact. The security of your personal data is not compromised even with these attacks. ”
Yes Bet9ja website is live again.
A check by our fact check correspondent confirmed that Bet9ja website is back online.
A user who also confirmed to Ejes Gist Newspaper said he was able to login and the money in his wallet was still intended.
The statement, which is titled “WE HAVE CONTROL, ALL ACCOUNTS, DATA, AND FUNDS ARE SECURE,” reads as follows:
The past few days have been challenging for us as a business. In the early hours of Wednesday, 6th April, 2022 we suffered an unprovoked and unjustified sophisticated criminal cyber-attack on our platform.
Many of our customers and stakeholders have had to deal with the inconvenience of not being able to access their accounts or place bets on the bet9ja.com platform. On behalf of the management and every member of the team, I would like to apologize for this and express that we deeply regret this situation.
We can confirm that the ransomware attack came from the Blackcat Group. You can find information about the cyber criminal organisation online.
As a result of the significant attack on our platform, we have taken steps to reduce and mitigate any risk to our network systems & operations. We have deployed international cyber security and forensic experts to help us analyse and improve our network security and strengthen our operations to be more resilient and secure.
As Nigeria’s leading and foremost sports betting company, we want to assure you that we have taken these steps because we know the importance of protecting you, our customers. I want to assure you that your data is safe & your funds are intact. The security of your personal data is not compromised even with these attacks.
We are doing everything to get back up in a phased approach. The team has since been working relentlessly to achieve this objectives.
At this time, I want to particularly extend a great deal of appreciation to our agents, for sticking with us through this difficult time, they are truly the best-in-class. To our stakeholders, National and State lotteries board and most importantly our loyal customers, we see your support all over social media, we are indeed grateful. Once again, we apologise for any inconveniences caused, as a business, we will always be committed to serving you better and providing you with the highest standards of professional service.
While the work continues, I have since directed our marketing team to make compensations readily available and for the first time, I have just approved a never before seen bonus package on the Bet9ja platform that will take effect immediately the site is back up. This is our way of showing appreciation for your unwavering loyalty, patience, and understanding during such a difficult time.
Finally, as a proudly Nigerian business and market leader in our industry, we will not be intimidated, bullied or pressured into submission. At Bet9ja, we are exceptional, we do not claim to have all the answers. Instead, we come together as a community of experts to protect this business we all love as exemplified through our team of professional experts, agents, government stakeholders and loyal customers. This is our culture.
Thank you for your patience, understanding and the loyalty that you have shown through this period, once again you have our strongest assurances that we are in full control of the situation and that all accounts, data, and funds are safe and secure. Our best days still lie ahead.
AYO OJUROYE CEO / CO-FOUNDER BET9JA
Bet9ja Website back online, bettors can now access their site using https://sports.bet9ja.com/mobile
Previous News on Bet9ja
Bet9ja website hacked is the trending keyword at the moment in the betting world.
This online news outlet, the Bet9ja website hacked was confirmed by the company, which stated that the entire Bet9ja system had been hacked by the Russian Blackcat group, which is known for hacking major corporations around the world.
According to a statement released by Bet9ja on Thursday, April 7, 2022, the hackers are reportedly demanding a ransom, but they have never accepted their terms.
Ejes Gist Newspaper reports that the company stated that their IT team are working round the clock to restore normal Bet9ja website and that customers’ funds were safe despite the Bet9ja website hacked is currently trending.
Russian Blackcat Group has asked Bet9ja company to pay unspecified larger sum of money.
Bet9ja website hacked official statement.
The statement reads thus; “It is important to keep you all updated on the actual position of things as it has been very challenging in the last 24 hours. We have seen some posts in different groups that we are carrying out a maintenance, that is obviously not the case. We will not choose an important UCL day to do such.
“The entire Bet9ja system has been under attack by the Russian Blackcat group who are famous for several attacks to huge companies in the world. It is a huge hacker attack by this Russian group but our people are working from yesterday without stopping for a minute to restore all the services but it is not easy.”
“The company told their esteemed customers to remain calm as everything will be under control
“Please do not be discouraged, we will surely restore things as soon as possible and provide update on the progress.
“They are asking for ransom already but we will never accept their conditions. it is important to let you know this so that we are all on the same page. They have hit us hard but of course they cannot kill us. We will stand our ground and come back even much more stronger,” the statement read.
Yes Bet9ja website taken down by Russian Blackcat Group for ransom on Thursday, April 7th , 2022
Yes Bet9ja website is having issues today after being hacked by Russian Blackcat Group on Thursday, April 7th 2022
Bet9ja Website down?
At the time of this report, Bet9ja page is currently down for users
Bet9ja Webpage Live?
The website maintenance page is currently live and the user dashboard or live betting is down for users.
How Much The Hackers Demanding From Bet9ja In Nigeria?
What are the conditions?
The Russian Blackcat Group of hacker are demanding the sum of 5 billion Naira
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