Shutterfly, the American-based company specialized in photography, photography-related products, and image sharing, was impacted by a ransomware attack, a company’s statement says. It seems that the Conti group is behind it, as reported by BleepingComputer on Monday. Allegedly, hackers behind this known ransomware strain managed to encrypt thousands of devices and also to perform corporate data theft.
Shutterfly Services Hit by Conti: More Details
According to BleepingComputer, the gang behind Conti claimed to have performed encryption on more than 4000 devices along with 120 VMware ESXi servers, the negotiations reportedly being in progress, as the Conti group apparently is asking for a ransom amounting to millions of dollars.
The company published a statement on Sunday on their website regarding this attack impacting Shutterfly services:
Shutterfly, LLC recently experienced a ransomware attack on parts of our network. This incident has not impacted our Shutterfly.com, Snapfish, TinyPrints or Spoonflower sites. However, portions of our Lifetouch and BorrowLenses business, Groovebook, manufacturing and some corporate systems have been experiencing interruptions. We engaged third-party cybersecurity experts, informed law enforcement, and have been working around the clock to address the incident.
As part of our ongoing investigation, we are also assessing the full scope of any data