Southern Water hit by ransomware attack

24/01/2024 | The Register

Southern Water has confirmed that a ransomware group breached its IT systems and that a "limited amount of data" has been compromised. The Black Basta ransomware group is claiming responsibility for the attack and has published a small amount of the data, which included identity documents detailing home and work addresses, dates of birth, nationalities and email addresses. Southern Water said it would notify affected individuals if it found evidence that any personal data was taken in the breach. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has been informed of the breach.

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