Framework discloses data breach after accountant gets phished

Framework Computer announced the discovery of a data breach that exposed the private data of an unspecified number of its clients following a phishing assault on Keating Consulting Group, the company’s accounting service provider.

The California-based company that makes modular and upgradeable laptops claims that on January 11, a threat actor posing as Framework’s CEO tricked an accountant at Keating Consulting into disclosing a spreadsheet that contained personally identifiable information (PII) of clients “associated with outstanding balances for Framework purchases.”

In emails notifying affected parties of the data breach, the company states, “On January 9th, at 4:27am PST, the attacker sent an email to the accountant read more Framework discloses data breach after accountant gets phished.

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