UniCredit Says 400,000 Accounts Were Hacked, Exposing Data

Sonia Sirletti and Edward Robinson report:

UniCredit SpA said hackers accessed about 400,000 client bank accounts in Italy, taking biographical and loan data in one of the biggest breaches in Europe to date.

The breaches occurred in September and October of 2016 and June to July of this year, the bank said on Wednesday in an emailed statement.


The bank’s IT department discovered anomalies while conducting checks, finding that some users from an external commercial partner were accessing client data. UniCredit, immediately blocked the intruders, closed the breaches and upgraded the system, he said.

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