DarkSide experiencing apparent retaliation, dark web posts claim

About This Source - CNBC Television

CNBC is an American pay television business news channel, which primarily carries business day coverage of U.S. and international financial markets. Following the end of the business day and on non-trading days, CNBC primarily carries financial and business-themed documentaries and reality shows.

As of February 2015, CNBC is available to approximately 93,623,000 pay television households (80.4% of households with television) in the United States.

Recent from CNBC Television:

  • Growing concern over how much alcohol Americans are consuming during the pandemic
  • Billionaire space race pits Bezos against Branson
  • Cramer’s lightning round: Buy Spotify at these levels
  • CNBC Television published this video item, entitled “DarkSide experiencing apparent retaliation, dark web posts claim” – below is their description.

    CNBC’s Eamon Javers reports on apparent retaliation against DarkSide over the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack. For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe to CNBC PRO: https://cnb.cx/2NGeIvi

    The hacker group DarkSide claimed on Wednesday to have attacked three more companies, despite the global outcry over its attack on Colonial Pipeline this week, which has caused shortages of gasoline and panic buying on the East Coast of the U.S.

    Over the past 24 hours, the group posted the names of three new companies on its site on the dark web, called DarkSide Leaks. The information posted to the site includes summaries of what the hackers appear to have stolen but do not appear to contain raw data. DarkSide is a criminal gang, and its claims should be treated as potentially misleading.

    The posting indicates that the hacker collective is not backing down in the face of an FBI investigation and denunciations of the attack from the Biden administration. It also signals that the group intends to carry out more ransom attacks on companies, even after it posted a cryptic message earlier this week indicating regret about the impact of the Colonial Pipeline hack and pledging to introduce “moderation” to “avoid social consequences in the future.”

    One of the companies is based in the United States, one is in Brazil and the third is in Scotland. None of them appear to engage in critical infrastructure. Each company appears to be small enough that a crippling hack would otherwise fly under the radar if the hackers hadn’t received worldwide notoriety by crippling gasoline supplies in the United States.

    The U.S.-based company is a technology services reseller based in Illinois. DarkSide claims to have stolen more than 600 gigabytes of sensitive information, including passwords, financial information, HR information and employee passports from it.

    The Brazilian company is a reseller of renewable energy products, and DarkSide claims possession of more than 400 gigabytes of data from it including “personal data of clients” and “details of agreements.”

    The Scottish company is in the construction industry, and DarkSide claims to have stolen 900 gigabytes including contracts, commercial and personal data going back three years.

    CNBC has contacted each of the companies for comment on the apparent ransomware attacks.

    » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision

    » Subscribe to CNBC: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC

    » Subscribe to CNBC Classic: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCclassic

    Turn to CNBC TV for the latest stock market news and analysis. From market futures to live price updates CNBC is the leader in business news worldwide.

    The News with Shepard Smith is CNBC’s daily news podcast providing deep, non-partisan coverage and perspective on the day’s most important stories. Available to listen by 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT daily beginning September 30: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/29/the-news-with-shepard-smith-podcast.html?__source=youtube%7Cshepsmith%7Cpodcast

    Connect with CNBC News Online

    Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/

    Follow CNBC on LinkedIn: https://cnb.cx/LinkedInCNBC

    Follow CNBC News on Facebook: https://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC

    Follow CNBC News on Twitter: https://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC

    Follow CNBC News on Instagram: https://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC

    https://www.cnbc.com/select/best-credit-cards/

    #CNBC

    #CNBCTV

    CNBC Television YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: Brazil

    Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

    Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas, as well as the most populous Roman Catholic-majority country.

    Its Amazon basin includes a vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, a variety of ecological systems, and extensive natural resources spanning numerous protected habitats. Brazil is classified as an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank and a newly industrialized country.

    2 Recent Items: Brazil

  • Deforestation in Brazil Amazon rainforest soars 67 percent
  • Flying Taxis Could Take Off as Early as 2024
  • In This Story: Scotland

    Scotland is a country in Western Europe which forms part of the United Kingdom. Its government was joined with that of England’s through the 1707 Acts of Union. A devolved government now administers many of the affairs of the country, though ultimate authority still resides with Westminster. Scotland has a distinct legal system and national sporting associations. 5.2 million people live in Scotland and the largest city in the country is Glasgow, though the capital is Edinburgh where the government sits at the Scottish Parliament opposite Holyrood Palace.

    3 Recent Items: Scotland

  • Law student cleared of allegations over ‘defining a woman as the one with female genitals’ remarks
  • Live Springwatch: Day 18 🌦 2021 🐣 BBC
  • Euro 2020: Sam Allardyce Backs ‘Strong’ England But Alex McLeish Says Scotland Could Beat Them | GMB
  • In This Story: United States

    The United States is a country also known as the United States of America, USA, US or just America. There are fifty states in the union, which is a federal republic ruled by a representative democracy. Nearly ten million square kilometres are inhabited by over 300 million people. The majority of Americans speak English.

    4 Recent Items: United States

  • G7 Summit: Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron held bilateral talks
  • America is back with Biden, France’s Macron says
  • US ‘gravely concerned’ ahead of elections in Ethiopia
  • Security preparations are in full swing ahead of Biden-Putin meeting
  • Leave a Comment