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Security Engineer Manager & CEO at Quantum Infinite Solutions Group Ltd.

Hive Ransomware Hackers Begin Leaking Data Stolen from Tata Power Energy Company

October 25, 2022
Hive Ransomware

The Hive ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) team has actually asserted obligation for a cyber strike versus Tata Power that was divulged by the business much less than 2 weeks back.

The event is stated to have actually happened on October 3, 2022. The risk star has actually likewise been observed dripping swiped information exfiltrated before securing the network as component of its dual extortion system.

This apparently makes up authorized customer agreements, arrangement files, in addition to various other delicate info such as e-mails, addresses, telephone number, ticket numbers, taxpayer information, to name a few.

The Mumbai-based company, which is India’s biggest incorporated power business, belongs to the Tata Team corporation.

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Tata Power had actually formerly divulged in a declaring with the National Stock Market (NSE) of India that a breach on the business’s IT framework affected “several of its IT systems.”

According to further details shared by safety and security scientist Rakesh Krishnan, the leakage consists of directly recognizable info (PII), consisting of Aadhaar identification numbers, irreversible account numbers (FRYING PAN), motorists’ permit, income specifics, and also design illustrations.

The most recent growth is likewise a sign of the reality that Tata Power most likely rejected to pay a ransom money, motivating the cybercrime gang to release the siphoned information on its HiveLeaks dark internet website.

According to stats released by Digital Shadows and also Intel 471, Hive was the third-most widespread ransomware household observed in Q3 2022, coming just behind LockBit 3.0 and also Black Basta and also exceeding the similarity AvosLocker, BlackByte, BlackCat, and also Vice Society.

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