NVIDIA says employee credentials, proprietary information stolen during cyberattack

NVIDIA said employee credentials and proprietary information was stolen during a cyberattack they announced on Friday

The company said it first became aware of the incident on February 23 and added that it impacted their IT resources.

“Shortly after discovering the incident, we further hardened our network, engaged cybersecurity incident response experts, and notified law enforcement. We have no evidence of ransomware being deployed on the NVIDIA environment or that this is related to the Russia-Ukraine conflict. However, we are aware that the threat actor took employee credentials and some NVIDIA proprietary information from our systems and has begun leaking it online,” an NVIDIA spokesperson told ZDNet

“Our team is working to analyze that information. We do not anticipate any disruption to our business or our ability to serve our customers as a result of the incident. Security is a continuous process that we take very seriously at NVIDIA – and we invest in the protection and quality of our code and products daily.”

British newspaper The Telegraph reported that the company had been facing two days of outages last week related to email systems and tools used by developers. 

Reports later emerged online that South American hacking group LAPSU$ claimed it was behind the attack on NVIDIA. The group claimed to have

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