Japanese watchmaker Seiko struck by BlackCat/ALPHV ransomware attack

Japanese watchmaker Seiko Group Corp. has been struck by a ransomware attack, with the BlackCat/ALPHV ransomware gang claiming responsibility. The attack, officially described as a data breach, was disclosed by Seiko on Aug. 10 and is said to have taken place on July 28.

According to Seiko, an unidentified party or parties gained unauthorized access to at least one of its servers. The company hired external cybersecurity experts who confirmed that a breach had taken place.

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Source: SiliconAngle