UK: Cybercriminals claim to have stolen data from Southern Water

Cybercriminals claim they have stolen data from a water company’s IT systems. Southern Water, which has hundreds of thousands of customers in Kent, says it has detected suspicious activity and launched an investigation led by cybersecurity experts.

But it says there is no evidence to suggest “customer relationships or financial systems” have been affected. In a statement, the water firm said: “We are aware of a claim by cybercriminals that data has been stolen from some of our IT systems. “We had previously detected suspicious activity and had launched an investigation, led by independent cybersecurity specialists.”

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Source: MSN News