Japanese Manufacturer Fujikura Global Hacked by Lockbit Gang.

February 14, 2024

INCIDENT

The hacker group LockBit 3.0 has claimed Fujikura Global, the Japanese manufacturer of electrical and electronic products company, as its victim. A company issued press release confirms the attack: "We have confirmed that our group company in the Kingdom of Thailand received unauthorized access to its network by a third party on January 12, 2023."

The threat actor claimed to have breached the corporate headquarters of the Japanese company and infiltrated each of its far-flung outposts around the world. The hacker group claims that the compromised data consists of a staggering 718GB of confidential and critical information pilfered from the company’s digital infrastructure. The purloined data encompasses a vast array of valuable assets, such as financial records, internal reports, certificates, correspondence, extensive internal documentation, tables, employee personal information, and much more.

Incident Date

January 12, 2023

Estimated Cost

718GB data extracted

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source