Telstra service provider hit by cyber attack as hackers claim SIM card information stolen

Anton Nilsson reports:

Hackers have claimed they have gained access to “tens of thousands” of SIM cards after a cyber attack against an Australian telecom firm.

The victim, Melbourne-based Schepisi Communications, describes itself as a “platinum partner” of Telstra that supplies phone numbers and cloud storage services on behalf of the telecommunications giant.

The company’s website has been offline for days after a hacker group said it infiltrated the company’s data systems and posted a disturbing ransom note on the dark web.

Read more on news.com.au.  The site may also be offline because the threat actors known as Avaddon also are using a DDoS attack on the company to increase pressure on them to pay the extortion demand.

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