REvil Ransomware Operators Hacked the Server of FARO Technologies, World’s Most Trusted Source of 3D Technology

Just after publishing press releases which included data leak of Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks and email conversations involving Donald Trump in them. Now they have hacked and encrypted the FARO technologies network which is one of the well-known and trusted source of 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology.

FARO technologies were founded in the year 1981. From then the company develops and manufactures leading-edge solutions that enable high-precision 3D capture, measurement, and analysis across a variety of industries including manufacturing, construction, engineering, and public safety. FARO’s global headquarters are located in Lake Mary, Florida. The Company also has a technology center and manufacturing facility consisting of approximately 90,400 square feet located in Exton, Pennsylvania containing research and development, manufacturing, and service operations of our FARO Laser Tracker™ product lines. The Company’s European regional headquarters is located in Stuttgart, Germany, and its Asia Pacific regional headquarters is located in Singapore. FARO has other offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Turkey, the Netherlands, Switzerland, India, China, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea, Australia, and Japan.

Below is the message posted by the REvil ransomware operators on their blog-:

As per the Cyble Research Team, the REvil ransomware operators claim to have several terabytes of the company’s highly sensitive data and documents. As per now, they have only leaked the snapshot proving they have got hold of their data. At last REvil operators have also mentioned that if the company does not agree to their terms within the next 24 hours then FARO technologies entire data would be leaked online. Below is the snapshot of a few of the folders containing the company’s data.

Update: On May 22, 2020, the group leaked the data (around 1.5TB) as below:

This part of the data leak includes a large bunch of sensitive and confidential data and documents of the organisation such as invoices, project plans, employee details, import and export documents, company’s patents, and many more. Below are few snapshots of the sensitive documents from the large data leak.

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