UK: Cambridge Water customers’ bank details published to dark web after cyber attack

Bank account details of Cambridge Water customers have been published to the dark web, following a cyber attack.

Customers have been left alarmed and furious after learning that names and current addresses, sort codes and account numbers are among the data stolen by cyber criminals from its parent company, South Staffordshire plc, back in August.

Cambridge Water has written to customers to warn them that “criminals may try to use this compromised data to carry out fraud, in particular by submitting fraudulent Direct Debit mandates to your bank or building society using the data compromised in the cyber-attack”.

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Source: Cambridge Independent