Toshiba enterprise unit says it has been hacked by DarkSide: Reuters

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 A division of Toshiba stated on Friday that its European enterprise has been hit by a cyberattack, in response to a Reuters report.

Toshiba Tec France stated in an announcement seen by Reuters that it was hacked on the night of Might 4. by Darkside, the identical group the U.S. FBI blamed for the Colonial Pipeline assault.

The Toshiba unit, which sells self-checkout expertise and point-of -sale methods to retailers, didn’t instantly reply to CNBC’s request for remark.

Toshiba Tec reportedly stated {that a} “minimal” quantity of labor knowledge was stolen in a ransomware assault. No leaks of the info have been detected up to now and protecting measures had been put in place after the cyber-attack, the corporate stated.

Ransomware is a kind of malicious software program that is designed to dam entry to a pc system the victims pay the hackers a sum of cash. It isn’t identified if Toshiba Tec France has paid a ransom to the hackers.

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