Samsung confirms no data breach from Cyber Attack


Samsung, which experienced a highly sophisticated cyber attack on Saturday last week, issued a press statement that no personal data was leaked in the incident. Thus, the statement confirms that hackers got access to some company-related data.

Highly placed sources state Lapsus$ ransomware hacking group stole over 190 GB of data, which is available for torrent through a torrent. Meaning, Lapsus$ hackers infiltrated the database of the Korean electronics giant a while ago and as the officials failed to pay the demanded ransom, they leaked the fully stolen info or a portion of it to confirm their claims.

Samsung mentioned in its recent statement that some sources of codes related to Galaxy smartphones and a portion of R&D data were stolen in the digital attack. But failed to confirm the speculations that it was the work of the Lapsus$ gang.

As Russia is indulging in a terrible war with Ukraine, Samsung has pledged that it will stop the shipment export to the Putin-led nation from the end of this week. That means the Russian populace could buy the smartphones of the world’s third-leading phone only till the stocks last.

In another applaudable move, Samsung pledged it is going to offer updates up to 4 generations of One UI and Android on select Galaxy devices, thus giving an assurance that some of its reputed devices will be secure, productive, and long-lasting- at least for 3-4 years- unless a hardware issue arises, as the device warranty will end in 12 months from the purchase date and the warranty on battery will end in 1st six months of its purchase.


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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