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The Infamous Ransomware Akira Group Hits: Reading Electric in a recent cyber attack, raising concerns about cybersecurity vulnerabilities. To stay ahead of emerging threats, fortify your online security with the HookPhish Dark Web Monitoring platform. Explore HookPhish Dark Web Monitoring.

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Victim Name Reading Electric
Victim Post Date 2024-05-10
Description Reading Electric is a leading supplier of electro-mechanical equi
pment, services, and problem solver for Industrial and Commercial
customers. 82Gb of data will be available for downloading. You w
ill find employees personal documents, confidential agreements, c
ontracts inside and financial data inside.

Akira Ransomware Group

The ‘Akira’ ransomware group has emerged as a significant threat to businesses, particularly small- and medium-sized organizations in North America and Australia. The group has been known to target the government sector and has been involved in various high-profile attacks. Akira ransomware group’s tactics have evolved over time, with the group shifting its focus from deploying ransomware to exfiltrating sensitive data from victims’ environments. The group has been observed to breach systems by gaining unauthorized access to target organizations’ VPNs, typically through compromised login credentials.

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