A group is hawking records of more than 12,000 Frost & Sullivan’s employees and customers on a hacker folder.
"The breach occurred to a misconfigured backup directory on one of Frost and Sullivan public-facing servers,” Cyble CEO Beenu Arora said in a BleepingComputer report. “The backup directory had its employees and customers records, along with other confidential information.”
The KelvinSecurity Team said they put the information – which includes names, email addresses, company contacts, login names and hashed passwords – for sale in a hacking forum to sound the “alarm” after Frost & Sullivan didn’t respond to the group’s attempt to alert it to the exposed database.
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