Hive ransomware steals over 1 million Supernus Pharmaceuticals files.

Hive ransomware steals over 1 million Supernus Pharmaceuticals files.

Exploit: Ransomware

Supernus Pharmaceuticals: Pharmaceutical Company


Risk to Business: 1.702=Severe Maryland-based Supernus Pharmaceuticals fell prey to a ransomware attack that resulted in a large amount of data being exfiltrated from its networks in mid-November. The Hive ransomware group claimed responsibility for the attack over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The group claims to have breached Supernus Pharmaceuticals’ network on November 14 and exfiltrated a total of 1,268,906 files, totaling 1.5 terabytes of data. Supernus Pharmaceuticals says it did not plan to pay a ransom. In a statement, Supernus Pharmaceuticals also disclosed that it did not experience a significant impact on its business, they were quickly able to restore lost data and the company has enacted stronger security measures. 


Individual Impact: No consumer PII or financial data loss was disclosed in this breach as of press time.

Customers Impacted: Unknown
How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business : Companies in the healthcare and pharma sectors have been the favorite targets of ransomware gangs since the start of the global pandemic.

Risk Levels:
1 - 1.5 = Extreme Risk
1.51 - 2.49 = Severe Risk
2.5 - 3 = Moderate Risk

*The risk score is calculated using a formula that considers a wide range of factors related to the assessed breach.

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