TeamViewer: Hackers copied employee directory and encrypted passwords


Software company TeamViewer says that a compromised employee account is what enabled hackers to breach its internal corporate IT environment and steal encrypted passwords in an incident attributed to the Russian government.

In an update on Sunday evening, TeamViwer said a Kremlin-backed group tracked as APT29 was able to copy employee directory data like names, corporate contact information and the encrypted passwords, which were for the company’s internal IT environment. 

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