Bridgestone Americas confirms ransomware attack, LockBit leaks data

A cyberattack on Bridgestone Americas, one of the largest manufacturers of tires in the world, has been claimed by the LockBit ransomware gang.

The threat actor announced that they will leak all data stolen from the company and launched a countdown timer, which is currently at less than three hours.

Bridgestone has tens of production units across the world and over 130,000 employees (regular and contractual), as per the company’s data at the end of 2020.

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Source: Bleeping Computer