March 27, 2023

Vice Society publishes data stolen during Vesuvius ransomware attack

A infamous ransomware gang has claimed duty for a cyber assault towards Vesuvius, the London Inventory Trade-listed molten steel stream engineering firm.

The Vice Society ransomware gang has revealed on the darkish net recordsdata that it stole from Vesuvius, one month after the corporate introduced that it had suffered a “cyber incident.”

Vesuvius leak

Amusingly, Vice Society included a confidentiality discover alongside the hyperlink via which the stolen recordsdata will be downloaded:


This leak, incorporates many confidential recordsdata which can even be privileged or in any other case protected by work product immunity or different authorized guidelines. Any unauthorized evaluate, disclosure, copying, distribution or use of this info is strictly prohibited.

The Firm accepts no legal responsibility for the content material of this leak or for the implications of any actions taken on the premise of the knowledge it incorporates. “Vice Society”

As if the Vice Society ransomware gang offers a rattling about anybody’s confidentiality, aside from its personal.

The publication of the recordsdata means that negotiations between Vesuvius and its attackers haven’t gone within the route Vice Society would want… and that it’s unlikely to obtain a ransom from the British metal provider.

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Is it me, or does it really feel like an increasing number of company victims of ransomware assaults are calling the bluff of their extortionists?

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