Maze Strikes the Westech International Inc, an American Based Women-Owned IT Services Provider

Once again, the Maze ransomware operators target a Logistics and IT services provider company based in New Mexico and leak its data on their website. Just a few hours ago our security researches confirmed this data leak.

Westech International Inc began its operations in the year 1995. From the beginning, their main aim has been to set a standard of performance for their employees, which has allowed them to provide exceptional service to their customers. The company has received numerous awards to date such as in the year 2000 they received the Duke city 30 fastest growing business award, SBA special small business award and SBA administrator’s award of excellence, and many more. Currently, the company’s staff of around 150 performs on various Department of Energy (DOE), and Department of Defense (DoD) contracts at 15 locations in 11 states. Additionally, WESTECH’s corporate office is the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certified, indicating it has an established framework used across all departments to improve quality management systems and ensure increased customer satisfaction. This attention to producing high-quality products and services is prominent in WESTECH’s contract fulfillment, resulting in a 98% average performance rating on our award fee contracts.

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

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The Cyble Research Team has verified and reported the data leak of around 10 GB. The data leak includes highly sensitive and corporate operational documents and data of the company such as Detailed planned contracts, employees’ details, contract invoices, financial accounts, and many more. Below are the snapshots of a few of the sensitive leaked files from the large lot.

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About Cyble:

Cyble Inc.’s mission is to provide organizations with a real-time view of their supply chain cyber threats and risks. Their SaaS-based solution powered by machine learning and human analysis provides organizations’ insights to cyber threats introduced by suppliers and enables them to respond to them faster and more efficiently.

Cyble strives to be a reliable partner/facilitator to its clients allowing them with unprecedented security scoring of suppliers through cyber intelligence sourced from open and closed channels such as OSINT, the dark web, and deep web monitoring and passive scanning of internet presence. Furthermore, the intelligence clubbed with machine learning capabilities fused with human analysis also allows clients to gain real-time cyber threat intel and help build better and stronger resilience to cyber breaches and hacks. Due to the nature of the collected data, the company also offer threat intelligence capabilities out-of-box to their subscribers.

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