A Recognized American specialty pharmaceutical company got allegedly struck by dopplepaymer

In today’s world, Cybercriminals and hackers are targeting organisations with phishing, ransomware attacks, and more in attempts to scam huge sums of money. Keeping a track of these data breaches, recently our research team came across a leak of Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Established in the year 1996, Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc is a recognized publicly traded American speciality pharmaceutical company that uses state-of-the-art, cGMP compliant facilities to develop, manufacture, and market injectable, intranasal and inhalation products. They currently produce over 20 commercial products while we continue to develop a portfolio of generic and branded products that target large markets with high technical barriers to entry. With over 2000 employees, the company has been earning annual revenue of around $294 million.

The DopplePaymer ransomware operators leaked their files as shown below-:

Just like previous data leaks the Cyble Research Team has identified and analyzed the data leak of around 2 GB. The data leak includes multiple sensitive and corporate operational documents such as the company’s audit reports, accounting documents, confidential agreements, chemical products research reports, and much more.  

Below are the snapshots of a few of the leaked sensitive leaked files from the large lot.

Tips on how to prevent ransomware attacks –

  • Never click on unverified/unidentified links
  • Do not open untrusted email attachments
  • Only download from sites you trust
  • Never use unfamiliar USBs
  • Use security software and keep it updated
  • Backup your data periodically
  • Isolate the infected system from the network
  • Use mail server content scanning and filtering

It is recommended to follow the above-mentioned prevention methods and never pay the ransom.

About Cyble

Cyble is an Atlanta, US-based, global premium cyber-security firm with tools and capabilities to provide near real-time cyber threat intelligence. 

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.

This monitoring and notification platform gives the average consumer insights into their personal cybersecurity issues, allowing them to take action then as needed. It has recently earned accolades from Forbes as being the top 20 cyber-security companies to watch in 2020.

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