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Maze ransomware operators claim to have breached LG Electronics

June 25, 2020


Researchers at Cyble discovered a data leak of LG Electronics published by Maze ransomware operators.

“As part of our regular darkweb monitoring, our researchers came across the data leak of LG Electronics been published by the Maze ransomware operators. Just after the WorldNet Telecommunications, the LG electronics fall as a victim of the Maze ransomware operators.” reads the post published by Cyble.

LG Electronics is a South Korean multinational electronics company headquartered in Yeouido-dong, Seoul, South Korea. LG Electronics is part of the fourth-largest chaebol (large family-owned business conglomerate) in South Korea (LG Corporation). In 2014 its global sales reached $55.91 billion (₩ 59.04 trillion), LG comprises four business units: Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliances & Air Solutions, and Vehicle Components employing a total of 83,000 people.

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