Switserland: Federal Passwords and Classified Information Stolen

March 7, 2024


On May 23, the Play ransomware group claimed it attacked Xplain – a Swiss IT firm providing services to several federal agencies in the country. The ransomware group leaked the files it stole from the company on June 1, which it claimed included 907 GB of financial and other data.

In March, 2024 SWI news reports that federal passwords and classified information were stolen in the >2023 cyberattack

Incident Date

May 23, 2023



Estimated Cost

907 GB of data stolen included Federal passwords and classified information


Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source