Incident: Crown Resorts investigating potential data breach after being contacted by hacking group | ABC News (Australia)
Australian Cyber Security Incident, 27 March 2023
Crown Resorts investigating potential data breach after being contacted by hacking group
The hackers claimed they had breached file transfer service GoAnywhere.
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Crown Resorts has confirmed it is investigating a potential global data breach after it was contacted by a hacker group that claims to have obtained company files.
The gaming and entertainment group said it was recently contacted by a ransomware group claiming to have illegally obtained a limited number of Crown files through the breach of third-party file transfer service GoAnywhere.
“Crown is one of many organisations who use the third-party file transfer service, GoAnywhere, which has been impacted by a data breach globally,” the company said in a statement.
“We were recently contacted by a ransomware group who claim they have illegally obtained a limited number of Crown files.
The company said no customer data has been compromised and business operations have not been impacted.
A host of global firms and government institutions have reported cybersecurity incidents linked to GoAnywhere over the past few weeks, including Rio Tinto.