BianLian attacks ATS Infrastructure

Incident Date:

July 13, 2023

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BianLian attacks ATS Infrastructure


ATS Infrastructure




Uttar Pradesh, India

, India

First Reported

July 13, 2023

The BianLian Ransomware Gang Attacks ATS Infrastructure

The BianLian ransomware gang has attacked ATS Infrastructure. ATS Infrastructure is a leading real estate development company in India. Established in 1998, the company continues to be at the forefront of delivering exceptional residential, commercial, and hospitality projects across various cities. ATS Infrastructure's primary focus lies in creating premium residential developments that meet the demands of contemporary home buyers. Their projects include luxury apartments, villas, and penthouses, distinguished by modern amenities and top-notch construction quality.

In addition to residential properties, ATS Infrastructure engages in commercial projects, developing office spaces and retail complexes catering to the evolving business landscape. BianLian posted ATS Infrastructure to its data leak site on July 14th, threatening to publish all stolen data by July 22nd if the organization fails to comply.

About BianLian

BianLian is an infamous cybercriminal organization involved in the development and deployment of ransomware. Since June 2022, they have targeted various critical infrastructure sectors in the United States. Additionally, they have extended their attacks to include Australian critical infrastructure sectors, professional services, and property development domains.

The group exploits valid Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) credentials to gain unauthorized access to their victims' systems. They employ open-source tools and command-line scripts to carry out reconnaissance and gather credentials. Victim data is then extracted using File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Rclone, or Mega. Subsequently, the BianLian group proceeds to extort money from their victims by threatening to expose the obtained data unless a payment is made.

Initially, the group utilized a double-extortion approach, which involved encrypting victims' systems after data exfiltration. However, starting around January 2023, they primarily focused on data exfiltration-based extortion.

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