INCIDENT: GSE, Italy’s Energy Services Firm, Temporarily Takes Portals Offline

Italy's energy services firm GSE confirmed a hacking attack on its IT systems. GSE stated its gas purchases were not affected. The company added its website and portals were temporarily suspended to secure data.

The BlackCat ransomware group took credit for the attack on GSE, claiming to have stolen more than 700 GB of data from the agency.

Incident Date

August 29, 2022



Estimated Cost

Hackers claim > 700GB data stolen

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:


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