Software Firm Sage Probes Data Breach

Around 280 UK businesses may have been impacted in hack using internal computer login.

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

August 16, 2016

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FTSE–listed software company Sage may have suffered a data breach at some point in the past weeks impacting personal details of employees at around 280 UK businesses, reports BBC News. The hack is thought to have taken place using an internal login.

The company, which provides accounting and payroll services across 23 countries, has alerted its clients but is unsure whether the information was stolen for misuse or just viewed.

"We cannot comment further whilst we work with the authorities to investigate - but our customers remain our first priority and we are speaking directly with those affected," a spokesperson said.

Read more on BBC News.

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