October 30, 2022: Blackbyte Group Claims Compromising Precious Metal Manufacturer in HongKong demanding $1.1M

The BlackByte ransomware group claims to have compromised Asahi Group Holdings, a precision metal manufacturing and metal solution provider. The BlackByte ransomware group claims to have stolen gigabytes of documents from Asahi Group Holdings, including financial and sales reports. The ransomware gang is demanding 500k$ to buy data and 600k$ to delete the stolen data.

October 25, 2021: Cyberattack at Large Global Cookware Distributor Affects 1000’s of Employees

Meyer Corporation, the largest cookware distributor in the U.S. fell victim to a cyberattack on October 25, 2021. In response, the firm launched an investigation that was concluded on December 1, 2021, revealing that threat actors gained access to personal information belonging to employees of Meyer and its subsidiaries.

BleepingComputer reports finding a relevant listing on the Conti extortion site dating to November 7, 2021. The Meyer entry on Conti's portal offers a ZIP file containing 2% of the data allegedly stolen by the ransomware gang during the cyberattack. However, the notorious ransomware group hasn’t followed up to publish the remainder 98% in the months that followed.

January 13, 2020: Ransomware Attack Shuts Down Production at Loom Manufacturer in Belgium

A cyber-attack partially incapacitated operations at West Flemish weaving machine producer Picanol. Large segments of production are at a standstill. The company’s entire production process is managed by computers. Plants in Ieper (Belgium), Romania and China were hit.

August 1, 2022: City of Shanghai Health App Hack Affects over 48.5 Million Mandatory Users.

A hacker has claimed to have obtained the personal information of 48.5 million users of a COVID health code mobile app run by the city of Shanghai, the second claim of a breach of the Chinese financial hub's data in just over a month.The hacker with the username as "XJP" posted an offer to sell the data for $4,000 on the hacker forum Breach Forums on Wednesday. The hacker provided a sample of the data including the phone numbers, names and Chinese identification numbers and health code status of 47 people.

The app collects travel data to give people a red, yellow or green rating indicating the likelihood of having the virus and users have to show the code to enter public venues. All residents and visitors have to use it.

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