Thanks to LANCELOT DIGITAL -More than 40,000 affected in the Canary Islands, after the cyberattack suffered to Phone House
After the recent attack on the Phone House company, the Canary Islands Computer Crime Observatory has analyzed “insitu” through the files found in the Deep Network that, in the Canary Islands, the personal information of more than 40,000 clients approximately in all the islands.
When analyzing the data exposed in the CSV files found, which must first be decompressed (these downloaded files are in gzip compression format), and then imported into an Excel spreadsheet where, more specifically, all the information from users who were affected in the Canary Islands and, unfortunately, encountered a worrying reality when sensitive information was exposed, such as customer identifiers, ID, some passports, emails (many of them repeated and considered false), numbers of mobile phones (most correct), landlines, date of birth, nationality, physical addresses, postal codes, provinces, cities, bank accounts (IBAN) …; in many cases,
According to a recent statement by the Phone House telephone company, they confirm the leak of all the information exposed from the Deep Web due to an attack suffered on April 11 by means of ‘Babuk’ Ransomware, since those who carried out the attack, were they would have done with several Phone House databases, exposing records of up to 3 million customers and employees on the Deep Web.
Also, it should be noted that Phone House complied with the obligation to report these attacks and breaches to the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD). As such, they have informed the Central Brigade of Technological Investigation (BCIT) of the National Police, where the events have been reported to said body.