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Cyber gangsters publish staff passwords following ‘Sodinokibi’ attack on car parts group Gedia

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Cyber criminals have threatened to raid the bank accounts of customers and employees of German automotive group Gedia, following a major cyber attack on the company’s headquarters last week. [Editor's note: Original posting date of this article was January 24, 2020.]

Gedia Automotive Group, based in Attendorn, has been forced to shut down its IT systems and send home more than 300 employees from its head office following the cyber attack on 21 January.

The cyber crime group, Sodinokibi, which uses ransomware to extort companies into paying a ransom to recover their data, claimed responsibility for the attack.

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