400,000 Italian Bank Customers Exposed in Breaches
UniBank, Italy’s largest bank, said the data of more than 400,000 customers was accessed twice during the last ten months, Reuters reported.
Personal and banking details may have been accessed, but passwords were not, according to a bank statement. The bank’s IT group head Daniele Tonella told Reuters the information taken couldn’t be used to carry out financial transactions.
The incidents happened in September and October 2016, and again in June and July. UniBank blamed the data breaches on an unspecified “third-party provider,” Financial Times reported. The breaches, however, were discovered by its own IT director.
July 26, 2017
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