03. Shell Confirms Impact by Clop Ransomware Attack on File Transfer Tool
Shell, the global oil and gas giant, confirms the Clop ransomware gang’s breach of the MOVEit file transfer tool. The group listed Shell on its extortion site. This marks the second time Shell has been targeted by Clop, highlighting vulnerabilities in the file transfer service.
Shell states that its core IT systems remain unaffected, and investigations are ongoing. Other UK victims of the MOVEit breach include the BBC, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Boots, Ofcom, and Transport for London. The software company Progress, developer of MOVEit, recently disclosed a second vulnerability in the tool.