21 Dec MSP Global Hack
The Federal Government has announced significant Managed Service Providers (MSPs) in numerous countries, including Australia have been compromised.
Australian organisations are responsible for ensuring their IT systems and data are protected, including when it is outsourced to an MSP. Customers of MSPs can take actions to protect your network and data.
MSP customers should contact their MSP to ensure they are doing everything necessary to investigate whether they have been compromised and what effect it has had.
The full article can be seen at https://cyber.gov.au/msp-global-hack/customers/
These compromises have been a concerted campaign over some time to steal commercial secrets from the customers of MSPs, giving commercial advantage to the actor. While the list of affected MSPs has not yet been disclosed, it is known that the some of the affected parties are providing services to Australian Government and commercial customers. There should be particular concern for MSPs that have privileged access to the IT systems and data of organisations.
These compromises have been a concerted campaign over some time to steal commercial secrets from the customers of MSPs, giving commercial advantage to the actor. Our COO Murray Goldschmidt has put out an important notice. It can be found here.
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