Nvidia Appears to Brush Off Ransomware Attack

From infosecurity-magazine.com

US chip giant Nvidia has claimed business activity has been unaffected by a cyber “incident” after earlier reports suggested IT systems were knocked offline for two days.

A report in The Telegraph late last week claimed that parts of the Santa Clara-headquartered firm’s business were “completely compromised” during the attack.

Separately, dark web intelligence experts posted screenshots indicating that the Lapsus ransomware group was responsible. They appear to reveal that the South American group already leaked password hashes for all Nvidia employees and that it had 1TB of stolen data in its possession.

However, a brief Nvidia statement played down the seriousness of the incident.

“We are investigating an incident. Our business and commercial activities continue uninterrupted. We are still working to evaluate the nature and scope of the event and don’t have any additional information to share at this time,” it stated.

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