Netzsch Group based in Germany allegedly breached by Clop Ransomware Operators

Recently, our researchers during their monitoring of deepweb and darkweb came across a leak post in which the Clop ransomware operators claimed to have allegedly struck the Netzsch Group and got hold of their sensitive data.

Founded in the year 1873, The NETZSCH Group is an owner-managed, international technology company with headquarters in Germany. With more than 3,700 employees in 36 countries and revenue of $661.8 Million (FY2019) 

Below is message through which the Clop ransomware operators have claimed this data breach attack-:

Clop have also shared a few screenshots to support their claim in which you can spot data folders and documents such as email conversations, personal images, multiple users’ details, company’s projects, online meetings details, and much more. Below are the snapshots of the sample of the data leak of the Netzsch Group.

Clop operators have threatened to publish a chunk of leaked data today (August 04, 2020).

Tips on how to prevent ransomware attacks –

  • Never click on unverified/unidentified links
  • Do not open untrusted email attachments
  • Only download from sites you trust
  • Never use unfamiliar USBs
  • Use security software and keep it updated
  • Backup your data periodically
  • Isolate the infected system from the network
  • Use mail server content scanning and filtering

It is recommended to follow above mentioned prevention methods and never pay the ransom.

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