Stormous has been engaging in ransomware attacks against western companies. The gang made its first public appearance in January 2022 with an assault on a French corporation. Following that incident, the organization launched an attack on the American corporation Serta Inc., followed by an attack on the Spanish healthcare institution Fatima Hospital.
The organization employs the strategy of double extortion, which involves both encryption and data theft; if the victim does not pay the ransom, the stolen files are released into the public domain. The gang has been exposing the data of the firms that have been assaulted.
It has been acknowledged by Coca-Cola, the world’s biggest soft drinks manufacturer, in a statement to BleepingComputer that the company is aware of rumors of a cyberattack on its network and that it is actively examining the allegations.
We are aware of this matter and are investigating to determine the validity of the claim.
The Stormous gang claimed to have successfully accessed part of the company’s systems and stolen 161GB of data, prompting the American beverage giant to launch an investigation into their activities.
On their leak site, the threat actors advertised a cache of the