back to article Lockbit ransomware attack didn't affect ops, claims Accenture amid lurid payoff rumours

Outsourcing and accounting firm Accenture has been struck by Lockbit ransomware. The ransom note, posted on the dark web and seen by The Register, said: "These people are beyond privacy and security… if you're interested in buying some databases reach us." In a statement, the company confirmed the attack but failed to answer …

  1. HildyJ Silver badge
    FAIL

    RaaS

    "Ransomware as a Service" should tell you all you need to know about how poorly security is implemented in major corporations.

    They have the money but lack the will.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "fully restored our affected systems"

    how about securing the systems? so this doesn't happen again?

    (barn-horse-door)

  3. Cuddles Silver badge

    News

    "Rumours on Twitter are being repeated by news outlets"

    Indeed, it seems most news sites these days spend most of their time copying posts from Twitter rather than engaging in actual journalism. It's not even just a replacement for getting quotes from the person in the street, it's really quite depressing how many articles are literally just "Some random people said some stuff on Twitter".

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