Vodafone may also have been a victim of Lapsus $, the hackers who have already targeted NVIDIA and Samsung
After NVIDIA, Vodafone was also the victim of cyber attacks by the hacker group “Lapsus $” . The latter, who would have stolen about 200 Giga of data, would have declared themselves ready to publish the source code of the operator.
The spokesperson for Vodafone, in this regard, said to CBS: “We are investigating the threat together with the police and, at this point, we cannot comment on the However, what we can say is that generally the types of repositories referred to in the statement do not contain customer data but the proprietary source code “.
Furthermore, in a Telegram group, the members of “Lapsus $” would have offered their subscribers a survey on what stolen data they would like to know. Three options: 200 Gigabytes of source code Vodafone, the source code and databases of the Portuguese media company Impresa , the source code of the Argentine e-commerce companies MercadoLibre and MercadoPago. The survey will expire on March 13.
Finally, the same hackers last week claimed responsibility for an attack suffered by Samsung. In this case, the bootloader codes of the most recent devices were stolen from the company.