Netfilim Ransomware Operators Strike Fisher & Paykel, a Well-Established Appliances Manufacturer

Update as of 07/01/2020: The Netfilim ransomware operators releases data leak part 2 of Fisher & Paykel.

This part of the data leak includes multiple personal, financial, and strategical documents such as the company’s strategic 5-year financial plan, detailed market analysis documents of their products, budgets, and much more. Below is snapshots of the directory listing and some leaked documents from the large lot.

Once again Netfilim ransomware operators execute a data breach attack, in which they leaked the data of Fisher & Paykel.

Founded in the year 1934, since then Fisher & Paykel designing technology that enriches and improves people’s lives and has grown into a global company with products sold in more than 50 countries around the world. The best innovators don’t just understand technology, they understand people. By challenging conventional appliance design these world-first technologies have changed the way we live forever. In 2014 they celebrated 80 years of this spirit of curiosity. It is based in East Tamaki, New Zealand. Originally an importer of domestic refrigerators, Fisher & Paykel now holds over 420 patents and bases its identity on innovative design, particularly in the areas of usability and environmental awareness

Based on the information leaked, it appears that the negotiation between the ransomware operators and Fisher & Paykel failed, which made them leak the data. As per now they just leaked a small part 1 of their sensitive data. This small data leak seems to be a warning for the company to accept the terms of the ransomware operators.

The Cyble Research Team has identified and verified the data leak. The data leak includes sensitive financial reporting documents such as the company’s financial statements, Budgets, Multiple manufacturing data review documents, and many more. Below is the snapshot of the few files from the directory listing being leaked by the Netfilim ransomware operators.

Below are snapshots of the some of the sensitive leaked files-:

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