Antivirus firm confirms hackers breached site

By jobeard
Feb 9, 2009
  1. February 9, 2009 (Computerworld) Kaspersky Lab, a Moscow-based security company, admitted today that a database containing customer information had been exposed for almost 11 days and that it only learned of the breach when Romanian hackers told the firm about it last Saturday.

    "This is not good for any company, especially for a company dealing with security," said Roel Schouwenberg, a Kaspersky senior antivirus researcher, in a telephone conference call today. "This should not have happened."

    see the whole article
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,984   +72

    Wow! I mean this is BIG news considering Kaspersky has been arguably top dog for PC security for how long? Thanks jobeard for posting another important piece of information.
  3. JellyBrain

    JellyBrain TS Rookie Posts: 21

    Serious shame...

    But i think this will be quickly forgotten as everything else :))
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add your comment to this article

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...