Software AG falls prey to ransomware attack
Earlier this week, Catalin Cimpanu reported
Software AG, one of the largest software companies in the world, has suffered a ransomware attack over the last weekend, and the company has not yet fully recovered from the incident.
A ransomware gang going by the name of “Clop” has breached the company’s internal network on Saturday, October 3, encrypted files, and asked for more than $20 million to provide the decryption key.
Earlier today, after negotiations failed, the Clop gang published screenshots of the company’s data on a website the hackers operate on the dark web (a so-called leak site).
Read more on ZDNet. The firm confirmed the download on October 8 but has posted no update since then.