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Sophos Informs customers of Information exposure after database misconfiguration

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The company states that just a tiny subset of clients was affected.

UK-based cyber-security seller Sophos is presently advising clients via email about a safety breach that the firm endured earlier this week.

“On November 24, 2020, Sophos was advised of an entry permission issue at a tool utilized to store data on clients who’ve contacted Sophos Service,” the firm said in an email sent to clients.

Exposed information contained details like customer first and last names, email addresses, and telephone numbers (if supplied ).

A Sophos spokesperson supported the mails earlier today and informed that just a”small subset” of their firm’s clients were changed but didn’t supply an approximate amount.

Sophos said it heard of this misconfiguration from a safety researcher and mended the reported issue straight away.

“In Sophos, client privacy and safety are our top priority. We’re calling all affected clients,” the firm said. “Additionally, We’re implementing additional steps to Guarantee access permission settings are always protected”

This is the next significant safety incident Sophos has dealt with this season. Back in April, a cybercrime team found and mistreated a zero-day from the Sophos XG firewall to breach firms around the world.

The Turks set up the Asnarok trojan, and after the zero-day was publicly revealed they tried to set up ransomware — but finally failed.

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Priyanshu Vijayvargiya
Founder and Editor-in-Chief of 'Virtualattacks Inc' Priyanshu Vijayvargiya is a cybersecurity analyst, Information Security professional, developer, and a white hat hacker.

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