Thales Denies Being Hacked as Ransomware Gang Releases Gigabytes of Data


After a well-known ransomware group published gigabytes of data allegedly stolen from the company, French aerospace, defense, and security giant Thales claims to have found no proof of a breach in its IT systems.

Last week, the cybercriminal organization LockBit released a 9.5 Gb archive file that purportedly contained information belonging to Thales. Until Thales paid a ransom, the malicious hackers had threatened to make files public. Technical and business documents appear to be included in the leaked files.

The hackers claim to have obtained “commercial documents, accounting files, customer files, drawings of clients structures, [and] softwares,” in addition to highly sensitive information about the business’s operations.

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