The Italian luxury fashion giant, Moncler, has confirmed that they have been the victim of a malicious data leak. The sequence of events began at the end of December when Moncler was hit by a malware attack.
Subsequently, Moncler learnt that the ransomware gang known as ALPHV was behind it and were demanding $3 million to not publish the stolen data. Moncler held firm and refused, and ALPHV have proceeded to publish the data.
The data includes sensitive information on employees and former employees, suppliers, consultants, and business partners. Also included is the details of customers on Moncler’s database.
In regard to the latter, Moncler has stated in a new press release that information on credit cards and other payment methods have not been exposed “as the company does not store such data on its systems.” While investigations continue, the company further states that:
“Moncler is deeply sorry for what happened […] As soon as the incident occurred, the Company immediately activated a team of cybersecurity experts to contain the attack and has strengthened its IT security measures on all its infrastructures.”
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