Santander hit by data breach affecting customers and staff

Spanish bank Santander has said data managed by an external party was recently accessed without permission, affecting some of its clients and all of its current staff.

“We recently became aware of an unauthorized access to a Santander database hosted by a third-party provider,” the bank said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Source: MSN News

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