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Optima Tax Relief admits hack exposed thousands of clients to data theft
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Optima Tax Relief admits hack exposed thousands of clients to data theft

A data leak at a tax relief organization in the US that claims to have successfully addressed $1 billion in debt over the course of its professional career has affected more than 5,000 clients. The US state of Maine, which has exceptionally stringent reporting obligations for organisations hit by cyberattacks affecting its citizens, received the disclosure from Optima Tax Relief. It claimed to have discovered the breach in November and, following what it called a "comprehensive forensic investigation," took steps to strengthen its defences. Companies routinely delay going public out of concern about their reputations read more Optima Tax Relief admits hack exposed thousands of clients to data theft. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cybe...