Ransomware Group Threatens to Leak Information Stolen from Continental

Ransomware Group

The infamous LockBit ransomware group has threatened to release documents it claims were taken from Continental, a German auto parts manufacturer. The group announces the release of all files on November 4, three hours after the publication of this article, on its Tor-based leak website, though neither the quantity of data nor its type are given. In August, Continental acknowledged that it had been the victim of a cyberattack, with hackers breaking into some of its IT systems. “The business discovered the attack in early August and stopped it. At no point have Continental’s business operations been impacted. The technology company still has complete control over its IT infrastructure, according to Continental at the time. The business did mention at the time that some data may have been stolen, but it has not provided any further details about the attack.

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