Tag: ConocoPhillips

  • Stealing the Crown Jewels: The 2008 Oil Industry Cyber Intrusion

    Stealing the Crown Jewels: The 2008 Oil Industry Cyber Intrusion

    In 2008, at least three major US oil companies – Marathon Oil Corporation, ExxonMobil, and ConocoPhillips – were targeted by a series of cyberattacks that may have originated in China. The breaches, which were not publicly disclosed at the time, focused on stealing valuable “bid data” detailing the quantity, value, and location of oil discoveries worldwide. The companies were…

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