A Closer Look at the Attempted Ransomware Attack on Tesla

From securityboulevard.com

Cybersecurity is in the news again with the disclosure that Tesla, working in conjunction with the FBI, prevented a ransomware attack from being launched at its Gigafactory in Nevada. The cybercriminals targeted Tesla through one of its employees, whom they allegedly promised to pay $1 million in order to help them infect the company’s system with malware.

While it is fortunate the crime was thwarted by an employee with integrity, it nevertheless underscores how brazen malicious actors have become in their attempt to compromise corporate networks and gain access to sensitive information.

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