INCIDENT: Saudi Aramco Data Breach

Saudi Aramco, the state oil company of Saudi Arabia, was the focus of a $50 million data breach.
Aramco is describing the attack as an indirect release of a limited amount of company data held by third-party contractors. Saudi Aramco said there was no breach of its systems and said the attack had no impact on its operations. However, it became aware of the indirect release of a limited amount of company data which was held by third-party contractors.
A listing for the stolen data was posted on June 23.

Incident Date

June 23, 2021

Location

Saudi Arabia

Estimated Cost

$50 million

Victims

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

References:

  • Saudi Aramco Suffers Data Breach
  • Saudi Aramco data breach sees 1 TB stolen data for sale

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