Unknown hackers, acting under the nickname Adrastea, hacked into the database of the largest European missile manufacturer – MBDA, formed as a result of the merger of the French Aerospatiale-Matra Missiles, the British Matra BAe Dynamics and the Italian Finmeccanica-Leonardo. Security Affairs reported this.
One of the forums contained a message from the attackers claiming to have gained access to the company’s network. A link to an archive containing demo files was attached as evidence.
Hackers estimated that 60 GB was the total amount of data stolen. ” The hackers claimed that the uploaded data contained confidential and private information about employees of your company who participated in the development of closed military programs MBDA (PLANCTON CRONOS CA SIRIUS EMADS, MCDS and B1NT) and about your commercial activities in the interest of the EU Ministry of Defense (design documentation and presentations for air defense systems and missile systems, as well as drawings, presentations video and photo (3D), materials and correspondence with other companies Rampini Carlo Netcomgroup, Rafael Thales, Thales, Thales, Thales, Thales, Thales, Thales, Thales, Thales, Thales, Thales and ST Electronics
Adrastea is available to discuss the price of the stolen data array. MBDA has yet to comment on the incident.
MBDA produces a variety of missiles as well as related equipment. The company makes air-to-air missiles AIM132 ASRAAM (short-range, with IR guidance), MBDA Meteor, (long-range), MICA (medium-range, with IR, and radar guidance). The product range includes surface-to air missiles Mistral (MANPADS), MBDA Asster (medium- and long-range), Aspide Mk.1(medium range), Sea Wolf [SAM], anti-ship (Exocet Otomat Marte, Sea Skua), and anti-tank missiles (ERYX Brimstone, HOT).