Christie's confirms ransomware attack, 2GB of data stolen

28/05/2024 | The Register

Christie's, the UK auction house, has confirmed that a cyberattack orchestrated by the ransomware group RansomHub has resulted in a total of 2GB of data being stolen. The hacking group threatened to release "sensitive personal information" from identification documents, potentially affecting at least 500,000 Christie's clients worldwide. Despite taking swift action to protect their systems, Christie's confirmed unauthorised access to parts of their network and the theft of a limited amount of personal data. The auction house is currently notifying privacy regulators, government agencies, and the affected clients about the incident.

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