Pension Protection Fund confirms employee data exposed in GoAnywhere breach

Ross Kelly reports:

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has confirmed that data belonging to current and former employees has been exposed in the wake of the GoAnywhere breach.

In a statement to IT Pro, the fund, which manages pension assets for nearly 300,000 clients, said it has informed affected staff and is providing support and monitoring services for those impacted in the breach.

PPF said that while Fortra, the company behind GoAnywhere, initially assured the firm that data had not been impacted in the February breach, a subsequent investigation revealed that some data may have been compromised.

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