Software AG, one of the largest software companies in the world, has suffered a ransomware attack over the last weekend, and the company has not yet fully recovered from the incident.
A ransomware gang going by the name of “Clop” has breached the company’s internal network on Saturday, October 3, encrypted files, and asked for more than $20 million to provide the decryption key.
Earlier today, after negotiations failed, the Clop gang published screenshots of the company’s data on a website the hackers operate on the dark web (a so-called leak site).
The screenshots show employee passport and ID scans, employee emails, financial documents, and directories from the company’s internal network.
Software AG disclosed the incident on Monday when it revealed it was facing disruptions on its internal network “due to [a] malware attack.”
The company said that services to customers, including its cloud-based services,