Spanish energy giant hit by data breach

Iberdrola, the parent company of Scottish Power, has been hit with a cyber-attack that led to a data breach impacting millions of customers

Iberdrola, a Spanish energy provider, has suffered a data breach affecting over one million customers, local reports suggest.

The company is headquartered in Bilbao and is the parent company of Scottish Power. They have reported that the attack took place on March 15 this year.

The breach reportedly resulted in the theft of customer ID numbers, phone numbers and home and email addresses. Fortunately, it does not seem as if financial information was stolen.

Iberdola has warned customers to watch out for phishing attempts in the wake of the breach.

The company has claimed that the attack was remediated in a day, with further attempts failing.

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