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Mogilevich Ransomware Claims Cyberattack On Bazaarvoice | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware


The Mogilevich ransomware group has claimed responsibility for a cyberattack on Bazaarvoice, a leading platform connecting brands and retailers with their customers.

The group boasted of successfully infiltrating Bazaarvoice’s systems and flaunted the organization’s revenue, totaling a staggering $350.2 million.

According to the ransomware group’s message, they have compromised a trove of sensitive data, including first names, last names, company names, business emails, and passwords.

The size of the compromised data is reported to be a substantial 30GB. The message posted by the ransomware group left no room for doubt, stating, “We successfully pwned Bazaarvoice’s servers.

Cyberattack on Bazaarvoice: In-detail

Furthermore, the ransomware group has put the compromised data up for sale, with a message inviting interested parties to make a purchase. The ominous deadline set by the attackers only adds to the urgency of the situation.

However, amidst the chaos, doubts have arisen regarding the authenticity of the claims. Upon accessing Bazaarvoice’s official website, it was found to be fully functional, raising questions about the veracity of the cyberattack.

Source: Twitter

Bazaarvoice, headquartered in Austin, Texas, has built a reputation for its people-first approach to advanced technology, connecting brands and retailers with the voices of their customers. If the claims of the attack on Bazaarvoice are proven true, the implications could be far-reaching, affecting not only Bazaarvoice but also the countless brands and retailers in its network.

The potential fallout from the Bazaarvoice cyberattack extends beyond the organization itself, impacting its network of brands and retailers worldwide.

As a trusted platform facilitating customer connections, a breach of Bazaarvoice’s systems could erode trust, leading to reputational damage and loss of business. Additionally, the breach could expose sensitive customer data, resulting in legal liabilities, regulatory fines, and financial losses.

Previous Victim of Mogilevich Ransomware Group

This latest incident comes on the heels of a similar cyberattack on Infiniti USA, the luxury vehicle division of Nissan, by the same ransomware group. The emergence of the Mogilevich ransomware group, potentially named after the notorious transnational crime boss Semion Mogilevich, adds a new layer of complexity to the cybersecurity landscape.

The timing of the cyberattack, coinciding with the dismantling of the LockBit ransomware group by UK law enforcement agencies, raises concerns about the interconnected nature of cyber threats. The swift emergence of new threat actors like the Mogilevich group suggests a sophisticated network of cybercriminals collaborating on a global scale.

The Cyber Express has reached out to Bazaarvoice for further information on the Bazaarvoice cyberattack and any associated threat actors. As of now, no official statement or response has been received, leaving the claims for the cyberattack unconfirmed.

This is an ongoing story, and The Cyber Express remains committed to providing updates as new developments unfold. Stay tuned for the latest developments in this rapidly evolving cybersecurity saga.

Media Disclaimer: This report is based on internal and external research obtained through various means. The information provided is for reference purposes only, and users bear full responsibility for their reliance on it. The Cyber Express assumes no liability for the accuracy or consequences of using this information.



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