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Invenergy LLC

Exploit: Ransomware

Invenergy LLC: Energy Company

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Risk to Business: 1.916 = Severe

REvil has claimed responsibility for a recent cyber attack on renewable energy company Invenergy. The gang claims to have compromised the company’s computer systems and ex-filtrated four terabytes of data. Among the information allegedly taken by REvil are contracts and project data. In a bizarre twist, REvil also claims to have obtained “very personal and spicy” information regarding Invenergy’s chief executive officer, Michael Polsky.

Individual Impact: No sensitive personal or financial information for clients has been declared compromised in this incident and the investigation is ongoing.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Ransomware attacks against strategic targets are hot right now as ransomware gangs try to score a big payday fast from targets that can’t afford downtime.

Source: Info Security Magazine