Ransomware gang says it breached one of NASA’s IT contractors

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

The operators of the DopplePaymer ransomware have congratulated SpaceX and NASA for their first human-operated rocket launch and then immediately announced that they infected the network of one of NASA’s IT contractors.

In a blog post published today, the DopplePaymer ransomware gang said it successfully breached the network of Digital Management Inc. (DMI), a Maryland-based company that provides managed IT and cyber-security services on demand.

Read more on ZDNet.

I wonder if it is just coincidence that both DoppelPaymer and Sekhmet both announced hits on IT firms this week.  And that both Sekhmet and Maze had announced hits on title insurance companies in close proximity in time?  Is someone working for Sekhmet and other ransomware teams as well, or is it just likely to be a coincidence?

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