REvil ransomware hits US nuclear weapons contractor

US nuclear weapons contractor Sol Oriens has suffered a cyberattack allegedly at the hands of the REvil ransomware gang, which claims to be auctioning data stolen during the attack.

Sol Oriens describes itself as helping the “Department of Defense and Department of Energy Organizations, Aerospace Contractors, and Technology Firms carry out complex programs.”

However, job postings first spotted by CNBC correspondent Eamon Javers provide some insight into Sol Orien’s operations, who are seeking program managers, consultants, and a ‘Nuclear Weapon System Subject Matter Expert’ to work with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

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Source: Bleeping Computer