Frontier Communications shuts down systems after cyberattack

Following a recent intrusion by a cybercrime gang that compromised parts of its IT systems, American telecom company Frontier Communications is currently working to restore service.

Frontier is a top U.S. communications company that serves millions of customers and businesses in 25 states with gigabit Internet speeds via a fiber-optic network.

In order to stop the threat actors from moving laterally via the network, the organization was obliged to partially shut down some systems after learning about the incident, which also caused significant operational disruptions.

Frontier claims that PII data was still accessible to the attackers, although it could not specify if the data belonged to clients, staff members, or both.

Frontier Communications Parent, Inc. disclosed in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission read more Frontier Communications shuts down systems after cyberattack.

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