Monday, 25 September 2017

Corporate finance giant Deloitte hit by data breach

Corporate finance giant Deloitte suffered a cyber-attack that compromised confidential data, including the private emails of some of its clients, the company has confirmed.

Its system had been accessed via an email platform and "very few" clients had been affected, Deloitte said.

The Guardian reported the attack had been discovered in March but could have happened months earlier.

Deloitte said it had contacted those whose data had been accessed.

It did not confirm exactly how many people had been affected or how much information had been compromised.
Deloitte carries out auditing, consultancy, tax and financial advice services for clients worldwide.

For the year ending on 31 May, it reported revenues of of $38.8bn (£29bn).

BBC   News.