UK: WHSmith targeted by hackers in cyber attack as company data at risk

Natalie Rees reports:

High street retailer WHSmith has reported it has been the target of a cyber attack with hackers accessing company data.

The company said information regarding current and former employees had also been accessed by hackers during the security breach.

Bosses of the established retailer said the situation does not impact its trading activities and stressed that the brand’s website, customer accounts and customer databases were all safe, as they were operated on a separate system.

Read more at Manchester Evening News.


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