US Defense Contractor Discloses Data Breach

Dark Reading reports:

Electronic Warfare Associates (EWA), a US defense contractor, has confirmed a data breach in which attackers exfiltrated files containing personal information.

The breach began with a phishing attack that had “some limited impact” on EWA email accounts, officials report in a notification letter. Their investigation determined an attacker broke into EWA email accounts on Aug. 2, 2021; the organization learned of the attack when the intruder attempted wire fraud.

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