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Cactus ransomware gang claims the theft of 1.5TB of data from Energy management and industrial automation firm Schneider Electric

February 20, 2024

The Cactus ransomware group claims responsibility for pilfering 1.5TB of data from the Energy management and industrial automation giant Schneider Electric.

Schneider Electric is a multinational company that specializes in energy management, industrial automation, and digital transformation.

In January, BleepingComputer first reported the attack that hit the Sustainability Business division of the company on January 17th. At the time, BleepingComputer contacted Schneider Electric which confirmed the data breach.

The attack impacted the services of Schneider Electric’s Resource Advisor cloud platform causing outages.
Schneider Electric said that other divisions of the company were not impacted by the cyber attack.

Today The Cactus ransomware gang published 25MB of allegedly stolen data on its Tor leak site.

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