300 GB of Sensitive Data Breached at Large Swiss Car Dealer

October 10, 2022


One of Europe's biggest car dealers, Emil Frey, was hit with a ransomware attack last month, according to a statement from the company. The Swiss company showed up on the list of victims for the Hive ransomware on February 1 and confirmed that they were attacked in January. "We have restored and restarted our commercial activity already days after the incident on January 11, 2022," a spokesperson said, declining to answer more questions about whether customer information was accessed.

Incident Date

January 11, 2022



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No Malware identified

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