Recent Cyber Security Breaches: Mattel, Prestige Software and More

As a managed IT service provider it is important to us to make sure to stay in know about the latest cyber security breaches. Every few weeks we like to share our findings with you here on our blog. Please take a peek below to learn more about some of the most recent cyber attacks here and around the world.

Mattel (United States)


The Hack: Ransomware

Quick Summary: “In a recent regulatory filing, Mattel told regulators that it suffered a ransomware attack in July 2020 that shut down some systems but did not include a significant data loss. Only business systems were impacted, production and distribution were not affected. Experts believe that TrickBot ransomware was used in the incident.” -Kevin Lancaster

Read More Here >> Leading toy maker Mattel hit by ransomware


Flagship Group (United Kingdom)

Rental Housing Facilitator

The Hack: Ransomware

Quick Summary: “Social housing platform Flagship Group got an unwelcome visitor – REvil ransomware. The company announced that one of their data centers was infected by the ransomware, “compromising some personal staff and customer data”. Operations were not impacted. The attack took place on November 1, 2020, and authorities are investigating as recovery continues.” -Kevin Lancaster

Read More Here >> Sodinokibi/REvil ransomware gang pwns British housing biz via suspected phishing attack


Prestige Software (Spain)

Travel Industry Software Developer

The Hack: Misconfiguration

Quick Summary: “International booking software provider Prestige is in hot water for a misconfiguration incident that led to the exposure of personally identifiable data for potentially millions of travelers worldwide. An AWS S3 bucket was left open with free access to 24.4 GB of information, about 10 million files. Clients of Prestige Software include, Expedia, Agoda, Amadeus,, Hotelbeds, Omnibees, Sabre, and several others. Credit card data for businesses including travel agents and hotel customers was also stored in this database without any security measures.” -Kevin Lancaster

Read More Here >> Hotel reservation platform leaked user data from top online booking sites


Campari Group (Italy)

Beverage Vendor

The Hack: Ransomware Database

Quick Summary: “The Ragnar Locker ransomware gang stopped by Italian beverage maker Campari Group, leaving a sticky situation in its wake. The company, creators of brands including Campari, Cinzano, and Appleton, had a large part of its IT systems encrypted leading to a business disruption. Campari has announced that it was able to restore affected systems and no sensitive data was impacted. The ransom demand is currently set for $15 million.”
-Kevin Lancaster

Read More Here >> Italian beverage vendor Campari knocked offline after ransomware attack


Capcom Inc. Ltd. (Japan)

Videogame Company

The Hack: Ransomware

Quick Summary: “Ragnar Locker ransomware is on the case again, this time in an incident at legendary Japanese game company Capcom. The gang claims to have scored 1TB of sensitive data from Capcom, including data from corporate networks in the US, Japan, and Canada. Industry sources report that Ragnar Locker claims to have encrypted 2,000 devices on Capcom’s networks and are demanding $11,000,000 in bitcoins for the key.” -Kevin Lancaster

Read More Here >> Capcom hit by Ragnar Locker ransomware, 1TB allegedly stolen


Gaming Partners International (United States)

Casino Equipment Provider

The Hack: Ransomware

Quick Summary: “REvil ransomware caused havoc at one of the world’s leading casino suppliers, shutting down systems for several days. The hackers also extracted more than 500 gigabytes of data during the breach. Among the files were casino contracts, banking information and technical documents. The company was quickly able to restore operations.” -Kevin Lancaster

Read More Here >> Ransomware Gang Claims International Casino Equipment Supplier As Latest Victim

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