Officials of Panasonic have recently asserted that their servers were accessed illegally earlier this month by hackers.
Here’s what the official press release of Panasonic states:-
“Panasonic Corporation has confirmed that its network was illegally accessed by a third party on November 11, 2021. As the result of an internal investigation, it was determined that some data on a file server had been accessed during the intrusion.”
The Security Breach
However, after getting aware of this security breach Panasonic promptly reported all the relevant authorities about this security breach, and not only that even from the outside they have also closed all the access to its network.
While it’s being reported that during the investigation the traces and footprints of the third-party cybercriminals were discovered by the security experts.
And now they are trying their best to find out whether the hackers have managed to gain access to any personal information of the clients and other confidential data of the company.
Currently, there are no proper details are known about this security breach, but, some reliable sources claim that the hackers have managed to gain access to the following data:-
- Sensitive information related to social infrastructure
- Customer information
- Personal data of employees
- Technical files of Panasonic
Here, before the strange activity dragged the attention of company employees the most worse thing happened. The hackers have incubated the network of Panasonic for more than four months that is from June 22 to November 3 of this year.
Apart from this, Panasonic has assured that they are closely working with a third-party security organization to get each and every detail about this incident so that they can close all the loopholes immediately and secure their network.
Even for any concern or inconvenience caused due to this security breach they have expressed their sincerest apologies to their customers.