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Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster
Deloitte involved in data breach!
It has been reported that one of the world’s top 5 accountancy firms has fallen victim to a cyberattack. This breach has had a massive hit on Deloitte, the breach allowed hackers to expose sensitive emails and information. The breach in question dates right the way back to November 2016, however it wasn’t until March 2017 that the breach was discovered. Although the breach hasn’t been public for long considering that it was found back in March.
Deloitte has been conducting an investigation into this issue which is ongoing, the firm has notified 6 of their clients that their information was affected by this incident. The hackers managed to gain access to the email system using an administrative account that wasn’t using 2 factor authentication. The emails to and from Deloitte staff were hosted by Azure, aswell as email the hackers may have had access to Usernames, Passwords and IP addresses.
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