Incident: Allens victim of high-profile cyber attack | AFR

Incident: Allens victim of high-profile cyber attack | AFR

Australian Legal Privacy Breach, 22 January 2021

Allens victim of high-profile cyber attack

Client data was compromised after a file-sharing system designed by California-based cloud company Accellion was accessed illegally earlier this month

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Major Australian law firm Allens was the victim of a high-profile cyber attack that compromised the service provider it trusted with sensitive information, including commercial-in-confidence documents related to Westpac’s anti-money laundering compliance.

Allens had not announced the attack to the public when approached for comment.

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