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US companies hacked - Swisscom, Sunrise and Salt . affected

US companies hacked – Swisscom, Sunrise and Salt . affected

02/14/2022, 05:0502/14/2022, 07:17

The US company iBasis has become a victim of a hacker attack and could serve as a carrier for data Misused belonging to the Swiss operators. Swisscom And Sunrise UPC Get to know them and check if their customers have been affected.

Swisscom customers may also be affected by the hack attack.Photo: cornerstone

«We are aware of a ransomware attack on iBasis»Swisscom spokeswoman Sabrina Hubbacher said Sunday evening at the request of Keystone News Agency-SDA, confirming an online report from the daily Le Tan.

Hubacher said Swisscom does not have a direct business relationship with iBasis, apart from roaming connections through operators that can use iBasis as a data carrier.

The Swiss provider is in close contact with its partners to verify whether or not Swisscom customer data will be affected. “We consider each new discovery”the spokeswoman said.

Sunrise UPC made a similar statement to Swisscom and stated that it will work with iBasis in the areas of interconnection MMS/international calls. Rolf Siebold, a spokesman for Sunrise UPC, told Keystone-SDA that it is still being investigated whether customer data has been affected. salt He has not yet responded to an inquiry.

According to the “Le Temps” website, the hacker attack in the area of United States of America Swisscom, Sunrise UPC and Salt were hit hard. iBasis is a company unknown to the general public, providing international services to hundreds of telecom operators around the world.

A cyber attack means that information about the communications of these providers’ clients is temporarily stored in dark web It was published, writes «Le Temps». (saw/sda)

Victim of a ransomware attack? This is why those affected should not pay

The NCSC advises against paying a ransom and warns: “There is no guarantee that after a ransom is paid, criminals will not disseminate data or make further profit from it. In addition, every successful extortion motivates attackers to persist, funds the further development of attacks and promotes their spread. . »

If victims nevertheless contemplate paying a ransom, the National Center for Sports Security strongly recommends discussing these steps with the cantonal police.

on the site There are tips for identifying malware and potentially downloading keys that are already known. is a joint project of the Dutch police and Europol, in which the Swiss Confederation is also involved.

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