Thales position on LockBit 3.0

At this stage, on November 11, 2022, at 3pm (CET time) Thales is able to confirm the following information:

• ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ On November 10, 2022, an extortion and ransomware group (LockBit 3.0) released on its publication platform data pertaining to Thales Group.

​• ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ At this stage, Thales is able to confirm that there has been no intrusion of its IT systems.

​• Thales security experts have identified one of the two likely sources of the theft, which has been confirmed through the user account of a partner on a dedicated collaboration portal. This has led to the disclosure of a limited amount of information.

​• ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Thales continues to investigate the other source of theft.

​• ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Thales reiterates that, as of now, there is no impact on the Group’s operations.

​• ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Thales is working closely with its partner and is providing all of the necessary technical support and resources to minimise any potential impact to concerned customers and stakeholders.

​• ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ The Group remains vigilant towards any data theft, systematically mobilising our teams of security experts, as data security of any of our stakeholders is our utmost priority.

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About Thales

Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) is a global leader in advanced technologies, investing in digital and “deep tech” innovations – connectivity, big data, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and quantum technologies – to build a confident future crucial for the development of our societies. The Group provides its customers – businesses, organizations and governments – in the defense, aeronautics, space, transport, and digital identity and security domains with solutions, services and products that help them fulfil their critical role, consideration for the individual being the driving force behind all decisions. 

Thales has 81,000 employees in 68 countries. In 2021, the Group generated sales of €16.2 billion.

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