Taiwanese tech essential Acer has confirmed that its servers in India have been hacked, with 60GB of shoppers’ info being accessed by hackers. That’s the second info breach the company has suffered this yr.
Desorden, the group which has claimed responsibility for the assault, mentioned that it has accessed info with specific individual purchaser data, firm purchaser info, data of delicate accounts, and financial info, Hindustan Events reported.
The hacker group posted a video with info and databases containing info of 10,000 shoppers in India. The group moreover claimed that it has entry to larger than 3,000 models of login credentials of Acer retailers and distributors all through India.
Acer has confirmed that it detected an isolated assault on its native after-sales service system in India and initiated security protocols, adopted by a full scan of its methods, the report talked about. The company extra added that it is notifying all doubtlessly affected shoppers throughout the nation.
The assault has been reported to the native laws enforcement authorities and Indian Laptop Emergency Response Crew (CERT-In), Acer mentioned.
That’s the second cybersecurity assault on Acer in seven months. The company’s methods have been breached by a ransomware assault by REvil in March. Once more then Acer was requested to pay a $50 million ransom for a decryptor to get higher the stolen info. This was crucial ransom demanded by hackers on the time, sooner than REvil requested Kaseya to pay $70 million in a subsequent assault.
It is not clear as of however whether or not or not Desorden has requested Acer to pay a ransom or not.