Intelligent CISO Issue 53 - Page 24

threat updates
GLOBAL
Twilio , a leading tech giant , has revealed that the company ’ s employee and customer accounts have been compromised .
The company has revealed that ‘ on August 4 , 2022 , Twilio became aware of unauthorised access to information related to a limited number of Twilio customer accounts through a sophisticated social engineering attack designed to steal employee credentials . This broad-based attack against our employee base succeeded in fooling some employees into providing their credentials . The attackers then used the stolen credentials to gain access to some of our internal systems , where they were able to access certain customer data . We continue to notify and are working directly with customers who were affected by this incident . We are still early in our investigation , which is ongoing ’.
GLOBAL
Cisco has confirmed that it suffered a cyberattack by the Yanluowang ransomware gang in late May . The tech giant said in a statement that it took immediate action to contain and eradicate the bad actors after discovering the breach .
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