AU: Cyanweb Solutions hit by “criminal hacking”, website data and backups lost

Nico Arboleda and Steven Kiernan report what is pretty much a total destruction breach:

Digital marketing and web provider Cyanweb Solutions lost nearly all customer data and backups after a “criminal hacking incident” that compromised one of its servers last week.

The three-staff, Perth-based company provides web design, hosting, online marketing and search engine optimisation for around 500 clients. The company did not have offsite backups in place.

According to an advisory posted on its website, “A professional hacking group attacked, infiltrated the server and destroyed all data, including all available backup data.

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