December 29, 2021

Lapsus$ Ransomware Gang Hacks Portugal’s Media Conglomerate, Impresa

Industry: Entertainment | Level: Strategic | Source: TheRecord

Over the course of the New Years’ weekend, Impresa a large media conglomerate in Portugal, was compromised by Lapsus$ ransomware gang. The attack impacted television channel, SIC and weekly newspaper Expresso. Compromises to the company’s IT infrastructure forced websites for the associated media platforms to be offline. The Lapsus$ gang took credit for the attack, having defaced Impresa’s sites leaving a ransomware note. In addition, the group claims to have access to the company’s Amazon Web Service account.