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Spanish energy company Iberdrola announces cyber attack

Exploit: Hacking (Nation-State)

Iberdrola: Energy Company

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Risk to Business: 2.017 – Severe

Spanish power company Iberdrola has disclosed a cyberattack that exposed data for an estimated 1.3 million customers. Iberdrola said that the attack was part of a pattern of attacks on utility and infrastructure targets in Spain and Europe that are suspected to be related to the Russia/Ukraine conflict. The incident is under investigation by the National Cryptology Centre. Exposed customer data includes ID numbers, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, but not bank account details, credit card numbers, or information about the clients’ use of energy.

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business The US government recently warned infrastructure operators to expect a fresh wave of attacks by nation-state actors aligned with Russia.

Source: Spanish News Today