Blackpanda case studies are detailed accounts of incidents that our teams handled. To protect clients’ identity, we have anonymised all information and amalgamated details from multiple engagements into representative cases.
In March 2023, a small clinic in Southeast Asia fell victim to a Business Email Compromise (BEC) attack, which had severe repercussions on the clinic’s operations and finances.
In November 2022, a well-established local retail company based in Southeast Asia, experienced a significant data breach that resulted in the compromise of customer information.
In January 2023, a boutique hotel in Southeast Asia suffered a ransomware attack, resulting in the loss of sensitive information of international guests.
A private school, which caters to students ranging from kindergarten to high school, suffered a ransomware attack in early January 2023. The school is known for its high-quality education and attracts international and local students. The attack–attributed to the Maze ransomware group–was sophisticated, and the cybercriminals responsible demanded a ransom payment of around USD 51 thousand to restore access to the school’s systems.
A medium-sized securities broker based in East Asia with a large client base was hit with a ransomware attack in February 2023. The attackers were able to gain access to the broker’s internal network and encrypt important files and data, rendering them unusable.
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