Ferrari Detected Internal Document Leaks Online

Ferrari announced that it had detected an internal document that was leaked onto the internet. The supercar automaker is currently implementing all necessary measures to identify how the leak occurred, although it said in an emailed statement to the media that there was no evidence of a cyberattack.

The Maranello-based company has experienced no disruption in its business and operations and has not detected any evidence of system breaches or ransomware. Ferrari did not go into details, though made it clear they did not have to deal with the cyberattack despite reports from Italy saying otherwise.

Earlier this week, Corriere Della Sera, an Italian daily newspaper published in Milan, reported that there had been a cyberattack against Ferrari with seven gigabytes of documents, data sheets and a repair handbook published. The alleged assault was reportedly carried out by the RansomEXX cyber gang, although this has not been confirmed by Ferrari.

“We are aware that some media have indicated that there has been a disclosure of information and some documents are available online. Ferrari has no evidence of ransomware or breaches of its systems and reports that there have been no disruptions to operations. The company is working to identify the origin of the event and will implement all necessary initiatives,” an official statement from the company reads.

Ferrari is in the process of launching its first utility vehicle on the market, and while nothing can be confirmed at this point, the cyberattack could be linked to the release of the Purosangue. We don’t know if the leaked documents include personal data of Ferrari employees, but Italian media reports that the leak may be related to the decision of the Ferrari Formula 1 team to leave longtime sponsor Kaspersky, a software company from Russia. Whether there is a connection between these two actions or not, cannot be confirmed at this time.

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