Chipmaker giant Nvidia hit by a ransomware attack

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The chipmaker giant Nvidia was the victim of a ransomware attack that took down some of its systems for two days.

The chipmaker giant Nvidia was victim of a ransomware attack that impacted some of its systems for teo days. The security breach is not connected to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, according to a person familiar with the incident.

 

The incident also impacted the company’s developer tools and email systems, but business and commercial activities were not affected.

“Our business and commercial activities continue uninterrupted,” Nvidia said in a statement. “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.”

The company is investigating the incident to determine the extent of the intrusion, it is still unclear if threat actors exfiltrated business or customer data.

“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,” continues the statement.

Bleeping Computer reported that an insider described the security breach as having “completely compromised.”

The Lapsus$ ransomware gang is claiming responsibility for this attack, the group announced to have stolen 1 TB of data from Nvidia’s network. The ransomware gang leaked online credentials for all Nvidia employees.

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