Threat actors stole financial data from a company that provides internet infrastructure for dozens of the world’s largest companies including Oracle, Airbus, Toshiba, and Volkswagen.
The cybercriminals stole data from Germany-based CITYCOMP, which provides servers, storage and other computer equipment to other enterprise-level organizations and subsequently blackmailed the firm and threatened to publish the stolen information if the demands weren’t met.
“CITYCOMP Service GmbH was the victim of a targeted cyberattack in early April 2019,” in what a Citycomp spokesperson described to SC Media as a “blackmail” attack. “As a result of the companies failure to comply with the threat actor “the stolen data has now been published by the perpetrators and CITYCOMP’s customers were informed about it.”
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