Gentex confirms data breach by Dunghill ransomware actors

Gentex Corporation confirmed it suffered a data breach following an attack by the Dunghill ransomware gang, though it appears the incident was not previously disclosed.

TechTarget Editorial received an email Tuesday purportedly from a Dunghill operator claiming the group breached the Michigan-based technology and manufacturing company. The email contained a link to a Tor site that allegedly contained 5 TB of sensitive corporate data, including emails, client documents and the personal data of 10,000 Gentex employees such as Social Security numbers.
While TechTarget did not view or download the data and therefore could not confirm its veracity, we contacted Gentex for comment regarding the data leak, and the company confirmed the breach.
“Gentex is aware of the data breach that …

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