Liam ‘Akiba’ Wright reports:
Crypto analytics platform Nansen has revealed that a bad actor accessed its admin system to provision customer accounts. On Sept. 20, a security breach by one of Nansen’s third-party vendors led to compromised customer access, underscoring the ever-present digital risk, particularly in the continually evolving arena of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.
According to a post on the official Nansen X account, the vendor is a well-established entity trusted by Fortune 500 companies in the same industry for managing customer data. The breach exposed the admin rights to an account used to provide customers access to Nansen’s platform, a severe issue quickly addressed by Nansen as soon as they became aware of the situation.
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