10 August 2020

Ventilator manufacturer Boyce Technologies hit by DoppelPaymer ransomware attack amid COVID-19 pandemic


Ventilator manufacturer Boyce Technologies hit by DoppelPaymer ransomware attack amid COVID-19 pandemic

A notorious ransomware gang has launched a cyber attack against the ventilator manufacturer Boyce Technologies and now is threatening to leak data stolen fr om the company.

Boyce is known as an FDA-approved ventilator manufacturer that has been producing and supplying around 300 low-cost ventilators per day to healthcare units across the New York City.

According to Cointelegraph, the ransomware operators have published a small portion of the data allegedly stolen from Boyce Technologies in their blog wh ere they list example files of data obtained during their attacks. The files listed as belonging to Boyce include sales and purchase orders, assignment forms, and more.

However, the gang has threatened to release more information next week via the site if an undisclosed crypto ransom is not paid by the firm.

Boyce Technologies has yet to release an official statement regarding the alleged attack.

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