Thales confirms that hackers have published their stolen data
Thales Group has announced that Russian-speaking ransomware group LockBit 3.0 has published its data on the dark web. The French defence and electronics giant was hacked in late October.
An archive of 9.5 gigabytes of "data related to Thales" was published overnight on the website of cybercrime ... Read more
French defence giant Thales says it may have been hacked
Thales, a major French defence and technology group, announced that criminal group LockBit 3.0 claims to have stolen some of its data and threatens to publish it.
Thales noted it had not received a formal ransom demand at the time of its announcement. The company said LockBit 3.0 announced plans... Read more
AI advances cybersecurity, but also offers hackers opportunities
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming more dominant in the cyber space. It can ensure that systems and business environments become more secure. At the same time, hackers also know how to use artificial intelligence. What is currently going on around AI in the cyber arena? To what extent is it t... Read more
Ericsson, Qualcomm and Thales collaborate on 5G satellite network
Ericsson, Qualcomm and Thales are collaborating on a satellite network for 5G connectivity. The organizations hope to offer worldwide 5G coverage, including remote locations that are currently outside mobile networks' reach.
According to the organizations, the collaboration was made possible by... Read more
Thales intends to take on 11,000 new hires
Thales is increasing its hiring goals for 2022 and expects to bring on 11,000 employees globally.
With 81,000 employees in 68 countries, Thales is a major player in the aerospace, defence and digital identity sectors. The organization wants to hire nearly 11,000 new workers globally, focussing o... Read more
Thales founds S3NS, a cloud service venture powered by Google
French defence company Thales and Google partnered up to found S3NS, a new firm. The venture will offer state-vetted cloud computing services for the storage of some of the country's most sensitive data.
The new company is the result of an alliance sealed last year between Google and Thales, Eur... Read more
Thales acquires two cybersecurity companies
Thales announced that it had reached an agreement with Sonae Investment Management to buy two European cybersecurity firms, S21sec and Excellium, for 120 million euros ($125.32 million).
In a statement, Europe's largest armaments electronics company, which also develops civil aviation components... Read more
Thales and Google Cloud collaborate on Ubiquitous Data Encryption
Thales is strengthening its partnership with Google Cloud. A new collaboration should provide joint customers with more security options for storing sensitive data in the public cloud environment.
The collaboration includes the launch of Ubiquitous Data Encryption for Google Cloud. This form of ... Read more
Thales may acquire part of Atos while private equity looks to take the rest
French company Thales plans to buy (parts of) Atos, a cybersecurity business dealing with IT consultancy. The potential $3 billion deal is a move by Thales to test the political determination for consolidating France’s cybersecurity defenses.
Thales is Europe’s largest defense electronics co... Read more
Thales’ 2021 sales targets maintained as Q3 sales slide slightly
Thales, the French defense group, reaffirmed full-year financial forecasts, during which time it reported a 1.4% dip in underlying Q3 sales, brought down by comparisons with the easing of a first wave of COVID-19 lockdowns a year ago.
The company makes airport control towers and radars for fight... Read more