UPDATE: TQL says data breach was not malware or ransomware attack

Clarissa Hawes reports:

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) says it will continue to work with an expert cybersecurity firm to find out how external hackers breached its IT systems and gained access to some carriers’ sensitive business information.

Tom Millikin, corporate communications manager of TQL, told FreightWaves the data breach was not a malware or ransomware attack.

While some affected carriers weren’t notified until early Thursday, Millikin said TQL first confirmed the data breach on Feb. 23.

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