Hackers breached A1 Telekom, Austria’s largest ISP

A1 Telekom, the largest internet service provider in Austria, has admitted to a security breach this week, following a whistleblower’s exposé.

The company admitted to suffering a malware infection in November 2019. A1 said its security team detected the malware a month later, but that removing the infection was more problematic than it initially anticipated.

From December 2019 to May 2020, A1 said its security team had battled with the malware’s operators in attempts to remove all of their hidden backdoor components and kick out the intruders.

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Source: ZDNet