UN Development Programme Hit by 8Base Ransomware Cyberattack

April 20, 2024
UN Development Programme Hit by 8Base Ransomware Cyberattack
  • The UNDP is grappling with a major cybersecurity incident following a deliberate cyberattack on its Copenhagen IT systems.

  • The late March cyberattack led to the theft of sensitive human resources data, compromising personal information.

  • The 8Base ransomware gang has publicly claimed responsibility for the breach.

  • This cyberattack is not an isolated event but part of a concerning pattern of digital threats targeting humanitarian agencies.

  • Efforts are underway by the UNDP to determine the full ramifications for the over 350 affected individuals and to strengthen defenses against subsequent cyber threats.

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