blackbasta attacks Transport Gaston Nadeau Inc

Incident Date:

June 1, 2022

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blackbasta attacks Transport Gaston Nadeau Inc


Transport Gaston Nadeau Inc




Sainte-Mélanie, Canada

Quebec, Canada

First Reported

June 1, 2022

Groupe Nadeau Suffers Ransomware Attack by Blackbasta

Company Overview

Groupe Nadeau, a transportation company, has been targeted by the ransomware group Blackbasta, as evidenced by a leak on the group's dark web site. The company's website, currently inaccessible, returns a 403 Forbidden error, indicating a significant disruption likely caused by the attack.

Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attacks typically unfold through a series of steps:

  1. Identification and unlawful access to vulnerable computer systems.
  2. Deployment of the ransomware variant within the victim's computer system, allowing the actors to encrypt and steal data.
  3. Sending a ransom note to the victim demanding a payment in exchange for decrypting the victim's data.
  4. Negotiating a ransom amount with each victim willing to pay.
  5. Posting the victim's data on a public website, often called a data leak site, if the victim does not pay.

This pattern highlights the critical stages of a ransomware attack, from initial breach to potential data leakage on dark web platforms.

Mitigation and Response

Understanding the specifics of the ransomware attack on Groupe Nadeau is crucial. However, this analysis does not delve into general mitigation strategies or responses to ransomware threats. The focus remains on the attack's impact and the immediate response required to address such a cybersecurity incident.


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