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Saudi Aramco confirms data leak after $50 million cyber ransom demand

12 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The Hawiyah Natural Gas Liquids Recovery Plant, operated by Saudi Aramco, in Hawiyah, Saudi Arabia, on Monday, June 28, 2021.
Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer, confirmed on Wednesday that some of its company files had been leaked via a contractor, after a cyber extortionist claimed to have seized troves of its data last month and demanded a $50 million ransom from the company.
Aramco said in a statement that it had “recently become aware of the indirect release of a limited amount of company data which was held by third-party contractors.” The oil company did not...
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Saudi Aramco confirms data breach following demand for $50m cyber ransom

Saudi Aramco confirms data breach following demand for $50m cyber ransom

12 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

World's largest oil producer blames contractor for leaking terabytes of data.
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