Subway launches investigation after LockBit claims data theft

LockBit says Subway 'is pretending that nothing happened'

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Subway launches investigation after LockBit claims data theft
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Subway launches investigation after LockBit claims data theft

Notorious LockBit ransomware gang claims responsibility for a cyberattack on Subway, the popular American multinational fast-food giant.

LockBit marked Subway as its latest victim on its data leak site on 21st January, giving Subway a limited timeframe to protect the compromised data or face the potential sale of the stolen informat...

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