THE WHAT? Procter & Gamble has confirmed that several employees have been affected by a data breach of its GoAnywhere MFT file-sharing platform, according to a report published by Bleeping Computer.
THE DETAILS The number of employees concerned has not been disclosed. The platform was compromised in early February and the attackers were unable to access financial or social security data, P&G said and customer data remains secure.
THE WHY? The breach is said to have been part of a sustained attack by hackers Clop, who claim to have breached secure servers for more than 130 organizations. Their attempt to extort the victims has failed as more and more companies have publicly acknowledged the breach.
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