Akira and Blackbyte both claim Cyberattack at Yamaha Music Equipment Manufacturer

October 2, 2023


Yamaha’s Canadian music division confirmed that it recently dealt with a cyberattack after two different ransomware groups claimed to have attacked the company. On June 14, the company was posted on the Black Byte ransomware gang’s list of victims, according to cybersecurity expert Dominic Alvieri. But on Friday, Yamaha appeared on the leak site of the Akira ransomware group.

Yamaha Canada Music said the attack “led to unauthorized access and data theft.” “In response, we swiftly implemented measures to contain the attack .. to prevent significant damage or malware infiltration into our network.” The company did not respond to requests for comment about whether the incident involved ransomware.

“Yamaha Canada has been notifying affected individuals, and we are offering credit monitoring services to those at risk of potential harm

Incident Date

June 14, 2023



Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified