News and Updates on Information Technology

US-based Nokia subsidiary, has disclosed a data breach

Exploit: Ransomware

SAC Wireless: Mobile Network Services

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Risk to Business: 1.486 = Extreme

AC Wireless, a US-based Nokia subsidiary, has disclosed a data breach following a ransomware attack attributed to the Conti ransomware gang. The company disclosed that personal information belonging to current and former employees (and their health plans’ dependents or beneficiaries) was also stolen during the ransomware attack. Conti ransomware gang revealed on their leak site that they stole over 250 GB of data. The investigation and remediation are ongoing.

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Individual Risk : 1.311 = Extreme

SAC Wireless has announced that they believe that the stolen files contain the following categories of personal info about current and former employees: name, date of birth, contact information (such as a home address, email, and phone), government ID numbers (such as driver’s license, passport, or military ID), social security number, citizenship status, work information (such as title, salary, and evaluations), medical history, health insurance policy information, license plate numbers, digital signatures, certificates of marriage or birth, tax return information, and dependent/beneficiary names.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware gangs are increasingly targeting the partners of major companies to find security flaws that enable them to gain valuable access or information that can then be translated into action against the major target.

Source: Bleeping Computer