REvil Ransomware attack on Ma Labs


As per a report revealed by Cybersecurity firm Cyble, Ma Labs, a company that offers components related to computer hardware was reportedly targeted by REvil ransomware group that has taken hold of 956 GB of sensitive files and is threatening to auction the stolen files on dark web if its ransom demand is not full filled.

Cybersecurity Insiders has learnt that the attack took place early this month impacting over 1,000 servers of the California based company and that includes documents related to employees, clients and partners.

In the last weekend, REvil operators shared some screenshots of the siphoned data with Cyble which analyzed that the cyber crooks accessed vital info such as email content, bank transactions related data, and certificates related to stocks purchased.

CRN news resource was the first to report this news on its portal on Friday last week and added that the ransomware attack might have taken place because of an email phishing attack on the accounts department.

NOTE- REvil, also known as Sodinokibi Ransomware group is a cyber crime unit that became famous after launching a ransomware attack on law firm Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks to steal around 1TB sensitive data in May 2020. The stolen data includes information related to Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Christina Aguilera, Maria Carrey, Donald Trump, and renowned singer Madonna. A certain section of media also speculated that the hackers group demanded $42 million from US President Donald Trump for not leaking the data files.

Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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