Trucking giant Forward Air reports ransomware data breach

Lawrence Abrams reports:

Trucking giant Forward Air has disclosed a data breach after a ransomware attack that allowed threat actors to access employees’ personal information.

In December 2020, Forward Air suffered a ransomware attack by what was believed to be a new cybercrime gang known as Hades. This attack caused Forward Air to shut down its network, which led to business disruption and the inability to release freight for transport.

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From November/December when the attack occurred until now is a very long gap to notification of affected employees.

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