BlackCat malware lashes out at US defense IT contractor

The BlackCat ransomware gang, also known as ALPHV, has allegedly broken into IT firm NJVC, a provider of services to civilian US government agencies and the Department of Defense.

DarkFeed, which monitors the dark web for ransomware intelligence, tweeted this week that BlackCat had added NJVC to its victims’ list, along with sharing a screenshot allegedly of ALPHV’s blog notifying NJVC that it had stolen data during its intrusion.

“We strongly recommend that you contact us to discuss your situation. Otherwise, the confidential data in our possession will be released in stages every 12 hours. There is a lot of material,” ALPHV said, per the screenshot.

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Source: The Register