Es: Adif hit by cyberattack

Some people might remind us all that threat actors don’t need the media giving them free publicity, but the public is still interested in knowing about what impacts them. And attacks on infrastructure tend to be newsworthy. David Burroughs reports:

Spanish infrastructure manager Adif has been hit by a cyberattack in which hackers have claimed to have taken 800GB of data including correspondence and contracts.

In a message posted to a leak site related to the REvil ransomware, the hackers threatened to publish the data if Adif did not make contact.

“Simultaneously with the publication, the third attack will follow,” the message reads. “We will continue to download your data until you contact us.”

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