HU: Brendon notifies customers of ransomware attack
HVG.hu reports (translated):
On Wednesday morning, Brendon Gyermekáruház Kft. Informed its customers by e-mail that its system was affected by a cyber attack. As a result, not only did user accounts and online shopping become inaccessible for a while, but attackers also had access to user data.
The company writes as early as December 19, it was detected that the IT system had been hit by a cyber attack. According to the investigation, the attack was carried out using Zeppelin-type software, which also penetrated the firewall and the anti-virus system.
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The retailer of baby clothes sent an email to customers that did inform them of the attack and potential customer data acquisition. A notice on their site wasn’t quite as forthcoming, simply referring to a “technical error” (or maybe something got lost in translation?):
We managed to fix a technical error in our systems. Our webshop is back in full functionality. If you registered with us before December 19, please change your password before logging in!