Maze Ransomware Operators Targets Pitney Bowes, Leading Global Technology Company Based in America

Recently the database of Pitney Bowes, a well-known company for its postage meters and other mailing equipment and services got breached by Maze ransomware operators. In order to make the organization aware of the data breach, they posted some of the sample data files on their website.

Pitney Bowes is a global technology company most known for its postage meters and other mailing equipment and services, and with recent expansions, into global e-commerce, software, and other technologies. The company was founded by Arthur Pitney, who invented the first commercially available postage meter, and Walter Bowes as the Pitney Bowes Postage Meter Company on April 23, 1920. Pitney Bowes provides customer engagement, customer information management, global e-commerce, location intelligence, and mailing and shipping services to approximately 1 million customers in about 100 countries around the world in 2016. The company is a certified “work-share partner” of the United States Postal Service and helps the agency sort and process 15 billion pieces of mail annually. Pitney Bowes has also commissioned surveys related to international e-commerce. Pitney Bowes is based in Stamford, Connecticut, and operates a 300,000-square-foot Global Technology Center for manufacturing and engineering in Danbury, Connecticut. The company has 33 operating centers throughout the United States, and additional offices in Hatfield (United Kingdom), New Delhi, and Tokyo. As of December 2016, Pitney Bowes employed approximately 14,000 people worldwide.

Below is the message been posted by Maze ransomware operators on their website-:

Once again, the Cyble Research Team has verified and reported this data leak, as they have been doing for previous data breaches. The data leak includes highly sensitive and financial documents and data of the company such as the company’s revenue forecasts, Sales invoices, client’s information, government-related documents, ID cards, and many more. Below are the snapshots of a few of the sensitive leaked files from the large lot.

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