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UK Communications Regulator Ofcom Says Hackers Stole Confidential Data
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UK Communications Regulator Ofcom Says Hackers Stole Confidential Data

Hackers behind the MOVEit malware obtained private data from UK communications regulator Ofcom about the businesses it oversees as well as its own workers, adding the company to a list of victims that already included British Airways and the British Broadcasting Corporation, both of which are owned by IAG SA. 412 Ofcom employees' personal information and a small amount of confidential information about some of the companies we monitor were obtained during the hack, according to an Ofcom spokesman's email. "We acted right away to stop future usage of the MOVEit service and to put the suggested security measures into place. We promptly informed all concerned Ofcom-regulated businesses as well, and we continue to support and help our coworkers read more UK Communications Regulator Ofc...