UK: Dark web cleans up stolen police database
A group of Russian hackers named . Is c10p launched a supply chain attack against an IT service provider of Dakoll, a company that manages Access National Police Computer (PNC), a database containing the information of millions of people.
C10p demanded a ransom for the stolen data, and after Ducall’s refusal, the hackers published an excerpt of the confidential information.
However, after threatening to release all the information, they disappeared, leaving one to wonder if the authorities acted against them? hackers Or they sold the database to the highest bidder.
hacking the supply chain
Data stolen and uploaded ‘Dark Web’ Contains traffic camera footage from UK Police that was stolen via a link to Ducall’s system Phishing,
The attack appears to be on the supply chain, as in the case of Kasia MSP and SolarWinds.
The popularity of this type of cyber attack is increasing in the world of hackers. “Cyber attacks against software supply chain targets that exploit vulnerabilities in the open source ecosystem increased 650% year-on-year in 2021.” According to a report by the company Sonatype.
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