The Akira ransomware group has claimed responsibility for a cybersecurity incident at Lush, a UK-based global cosmetics company with over 900 stores worldwide. The group allegedly stole 110 GB of data from the company, which includes personal documents such as passport scans and company documents relating to accounting, finances, tax, projects, and clients. There is no evidence to suggest customer data was exposed at this time. Lush has confirmed the incident and is working with outside forensic experts to investigate the issue while also taking immediate steps to secure and screen all systems to contain the incident.
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