Des pirates attaquent un fournisseur d’eau britannique mais envoie une demande de rançon à la mauvaise société

Voici une petit histoire recambolesque où les cybercriminels auraient demandé une rançon … à la mauvaise compagnie.

un petit clic pour ma veille

Selon les informations receullies, la cible n’était pas celle souhaitée.

Hackers Attack UK Water Supplier, Apparently Send Ransom Demand to the Wrong Company

Hackers infiltrated the corporate-side of a utility that supplies water to about 1.3 million people in the United Kingdom. However, the apparent data breach may not have been the one the cyber-criminals were aiming for.

Confused cyber criminals have hacked a water company in a bizarre case of mistaken identity

A water company that supplies drinking water to over 1.6 million people in the UK says it has been hit by a cyber attack. But the criminal gang involved appears to have claimed it had breached a different water utilities firm.

Hackers attack UK water supplier but extort wrong company

South Staffordshire Water, a company supplying 330 million liters of drinking water to 1.6m consumers daily, has issued a statement confirming IT disruption from a cyberattack. As the announcement explains, the safety and water distribution systems are still operational, so the disruption of the IT systems doesn’t impact the supply of safe water to its customers or those of its subsidiaries, Cambridge Water and South Staffs Water.

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