INCIDENT: Konica Minolta hit by RansomEXX

Business technology giant Konica Minolta was hit with a ransomware attack at the end of July. It started with customers reporting that the company's product supply and support site was not accessible. The attack impacted services for almost a week. Some Konica Minolta printers were also displaying a 'Service Notification Failed' error.

BleepingComputer reported a source shared a copy of the ransom note used in the attack and reported devices in the company were encrypted. The ransom note belongs to RansomEXX.

Incident Date

July 30, 2020

Location

Japan

Estimated Cost

unknown

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Business technology giant Konica Minolta hit by new ransomware

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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