Accellion FTA attacks, extortion attempts might be the work of FIN11

Mandiant/FireEye researchers have tentatively linked the Accellion FTA zero-day attacks to FIN11, a cybercrime group leveraging CLOP ransomware to extort targeted organizations. Accellion has also confirmed on Monday that “out of approximately 300 total FTA clients, fewer than 100 were victims of the attack.” A little bit of background information Starting in December 2020, unknown […]

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Personal Information of Nearly 1,30,000 Singtel Users’ Stolen in a Data Breach

  Singapore‚Äôs leading telecom company Singtel confirmed the exploitation of a third-party file-sharing system Accellion which led to a massive data breach that affected nearly 1,30,000 clients. Private information of clients including National Registration Identity Card numbers and a combination of names, dates of birth, contact numbers, and addresses have been stolen by the hackers.  […]

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Accellion to retire enterprise file-sharing product targeted in recent attacks

U.S.-based cloud solutions company Accellion will soon retire FTA, its legacy enterprise file-sharing solution, vulnerabilities in which have recently been exploited by attackers to breach a variety of organizations, including the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the Washington State Auditor Office, and Singapore telecom Singtel. What is Accellion FTA? Accellion FTA (File Transfer Appliance) is […]

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