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Aquila Technology has confirmed that the company’s customers’ personal information has been compromised

Exploit: Credential Compromise

Aquila Technology: Communications Equipment Retailer

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Risk to Business: 1.699 = Severe

Technology retailer Aquila Technology, based in Lower Hutt, has disclosed that the company has been affected by a data breach. This breach is suspected to be the result of credential compromise. The company suggests that all customers reset their passwords immediately. Aquila Technology has formally notified the Privacy Commissioner and an investigation is underway.

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Individual Risk: 1.699 = Severe

The company said in its statement that some customers may have had personal and credit card information compromised, but no further information was available at press time.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Credit card information is highly desirable on the dark web, spurring a fresh round of attacks on retailers, es[pecially those that maintain large databases.

Source: security brief