Data protection vendor Acronis admits to data leak as 12GB trove appears online


The CISO of Swiss cybersecurity firm Acronis has acknowledged a breach of the company’s systems but stated the incident only impacted a single customer and that all other data remains safe.

A Thursday post [PDF] to the notorious Breached Forums leak-mart brought news of the breach. In that post an attacker named kernelware – who also cracked Acer – claimed he/she had hacked and leaked certificate files, command logs, system configurations, system information logs, archives of their filesystem, python scrips for an Acronis database, backup configuration and oodles of screenshots of backup operations.

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