March 29, 2023
Ransomware Attacks, dont get on this list!
Private and Public Companies Affected by Ransomware Attacks in 2022 & 2023:
- André Mignot Hospital – A ransomware attack forced the hospital in the Paris outskirts to shut down its phone and computer systems. The hospital had to halt operations partially, and only accept walk-ins and appointments. A ransom demand was made but the medical facility says it doesn’t intend to pay it.
- Antwerp – the city of Antwerp, Belgium, is working on restoring its digital services that were allegedly disrupted by a ransomware attack on its digital provider. The disruption in services has affected everything from schools to daycare centers, and the police. The threat actor has not been identified at the moment of writing;
- Bell Canada – RaaS group Hive claimed to be behind a cyberattack that hit Bell Technical Solutions (BTS), an independent subsidiary of Bell Canada with 4.500 employees, that specializes in Bell services across Ontario and Québec.
- Cincinnati State Technical and Community College – Following a cyberattack claimed by the Vice Society ransomware gang, the stolen data was made accessible on the attacker`s Tor data leak site.
- Conoframa – BlackCat ransomware claimed to have stolen more than one terabyte of data from Conoframa, a French furniture distributor, in a claim note posted on the retail chain’s blog on November 6, 2022.
- Continental – LockBit says it’s behind the cyberattack that hit the German auto parts giant Continental. The group allegedly stole some data from the company’s systems and started threatening to make the data publicly available if their demands are not met by Continental.
- Creos Luxembourg S.A. – BlackCat ransomware gang confirmed that it is responsible for the attack that occurred last week on Creos Luxembourg S.A., a company that owns and manages electricity networks and natural gas pipelines in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
- DESFA – In August 2022, DESFA, a natural gas transmission system operator in Greece, revealed that a cyberattack led to “a limited scope data breach and IT system outage”, with Ragnar Locker claiming responsibility for the incident.
- Entrust – the LockBit ransomware group has declared that it was behind the American software company Entrust incident that occurred in June 2022.
- Ferrari – data from Ferrari’s website was posted on a dark web leak site owned by the ransomware group RansomEXX. The hackers claim they have obtained private information, amounting to almost 7 GB of data.