Ransomed Data to be Released
Publication of data of the French defense and aerospace company Thales
The countdown to the French industrial complex Thales to pay the ransom has ended, with hackers publishing all the internal data of the French defense, aerospace and aviation company on the dark web.
The leaked data includes 1,320 files released for download and includes internal company tools, including the source code of the International Space Organization developers from the Can Mandelieu space center specializing in satellite, communications and aerospace equipment known as Thales Elenia Space. As well as the joint venture with the Italian arms giant Leonardo dedicated to the aerospace industry.
The hacker group LockBit hacked, as it targeted the server of the source code repository on January 3, and pulled the data and demanded a ransom before publishing, but the lack of communication by the French company eventually led to the publication of this sensitive data.
It is noteworthy that the French Thales group, with profits of 17 billion euros in 2020, employs 80,000 workers, and specializes in the design, construction and provision of services in the fields of aviation, defense, transport, space and also cybersecurity, as it acquired Gemalto for cybersecurity in 2017.
The data can be viewed or downloaded from the LockBit blog on the dark web at the following link: