Ubiquiti Cops To Extortion Attempt but Is Mum on Other Whistleblower Claims
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Networking equipment and IoT device vendor Ubiquiti Networks confirmed some of the details exposed earlier this week by a whistleblower related to a 2020 data breach, including an extortion attempt made against the company by a hacker.
But Ubiquiti denied that hackers had stolen any customer information in the broad intrusion. The company was further silent on other whistleblower claims, including allegations that the company had no logging system in place and it wouldn’t even be able to determine what the hacker accessed. Ubiquiti was also silent on the allegation that hackers might have stolen certificates and files that could allow them to access the Ubiquiti customer devices. (Catalin Cimpanu / The Record)
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