As of Tuesday Evening, August 10th, LockBit Ransomware announced that they have hacked Accenture, a multinational consulting firm with more then half a million employees. According to Accenture, there has been no effect on any of their customers information or any of their personal operations. According to ZDNet.com the company shared, "Through our security controls and protocols, we identified irregular activity in one of our environments. We immediately contained the matter and isolated the affected servers. We fully restored our affected systems from back up," the company said."
This ransomware attack is still in the beginning stages, therefore it is unknown how much, if any data has been compromised. We will share updates as they come.
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