A cyber attack disrupted the IT operations of South Staffordshire Water, a company supplying drinking water to 1.6M consumers daily.
South Staffordshire Water has issued a statement confirming the security breach, the company pointed out that the attack did not impact the safety and water distribution systems.
South Staffordshire Water reassures customers that the cyber attack will not cause an extended outage.
The company is investigating the incident and is working closely with the relevant government and regulatory authorities.
The Clop ransomware gang claimed responsibility for the attack and added the name of the utility to its Tor leak site.
The ransomware gang claims to be able to impact the operations and the safety of the water supply.
The gang also claims to have stolen 5TB of data from the company.
The ransomware group has already published a sample of stolen data that includes passports, ID Cards, and images of SCADA systems.
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