San Francisco 49ers Confirms Security Incident After BlackByte Gang Claims Ransomware Attack
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The San Francisco 49ers NFL team fell victim to a ransomware attack that encrypted files on its corporate IT network.
The team was likely hit by the BlackByte ransomware gang, which listed it as one of their victims on Saturday on a dark web “leak site” the group typically uses to shame victims and force them into paying their extortion demands. “While the investigation is ongoing, we believe the incident is limited to our corporate IT network; to date, we have no indication that this incident involves systems outside of our corporate network, such as those connected to Levi’s Stadium operations or ticket holders,” the team said in a statement. (Catalin Cimpanu / The Record)
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