The BlackCat ransomware gang, also known as ALPHV, has breached another company again.
Over the weekend, Italy’s energy agency, Gestore dei Servizi Energetici SpA (GSE), suffered a malware attack on its own systems and websites.
GSE is a publicly-owned company that promotes and supports renewable energy sources (RES) across Italy.
GSE is one of the administrative bodies in charge of overseeing the nation’s power sector.
The group of threat actors has claimed responsibility for attacking Italy’s publicly owned energy company and holding them for ransom.
It appears that the cyberattack was not executed to hurt GSE but to cause harm to Italy’s energy industry. This assumption is made as another energy company in Italy experienced a breach this week.
BlackCat Ransomware Attack on GSE
The BlackCat ransomware gang is speculated to be behind the cyberattack on Italy’s energy company, GSE.
According to BleepingComputer, the BlackCat ransomware gang published a post on the dark web. The post says …