A data breach took place at Acer company, and Acer has confirmed it and said that the data breach took place on its after-sales system in India. They said that this attack was an isolated attack and the appropriate authorities had been informed about that.
Acer Corporate Communications spokesperson told BleepingComputer that after detection, they immediately initiated the security protocols and they conducted a full scan of their systems. Currently, the Acer company is notifying all its affected customers in India.
Acer has reported the attack to local law enforcement and the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team.
According to reports, the hackers have stolen more than 60 GB data from Acer’s servers. There are reports that the file includes corporate, client, financial data and login details of various retailers and distributors for Acer in the country.
Miklos Zoltan, Founder, and CEO of Privacy Affairs, a data privacy and cybersecurity research firm said that they have found customer data that appears to be accurate and genuine after contacting multiple affected individuals from the released data.
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