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Hacker group Lapsus$ claimed that they obtained roughly 200 Gb of source code files of Vodafone

Exploit: Ransomware

Vodafone: Telecom

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Risk to Business: 2.311 = Severe

Lapsus$ was busy this week. The group also claimed responsibility for a hack at Vodafone. In a Telegram message to its subscribers, Lapsus$ claimed to have 200GB of Vodafone source code in its possession, allegedly the fruit of 5,000 GitHub repositories. No word on the specifics of the stolen data. Lapsus$ is reportedly a South American gang that also claimed responsibility for recent attacks on Nvidia and Impresa.

Individual Impact: No information about consumer/employee PII, PHI or financial data exposure was available at press time.

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Source code can be very profitable for ransomware gangs, and companies need to ensure that they’re protecting their proprietary resources well.

Source: Security Week