HR Platform UKG Says Cloud Solutions Hit With Ransomware

Healthcare Info Security

Dan Gunderman

Ultimate Kronos Group, or UKG, a U.S.-based multinational firm that provides workforce management and human resource management services, says that its private cloud service has fallen victim to a ransomware attack, according to posts on UKG's customer support feed. An executive with the company says service restoration may take "several weeks."

The incident, which is affecting Kronos Private Cloud, was first detected Saturday, and subsequently disrupted several of its solutions, including UKG Workforce Central, UKG TeleStaff, and Banking Scheduling Solutions.

UKG, which is the product of a merger between Ultimate Software and Kronos Inc. completed in 2020, says any of the aforementioned solutions deployed in on-premises environments are not affected, and there is no impact to the solutions UKG Pro, UKG Dimensions, or UKG Ready.

A spokesperson for UKG tells...

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