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Deloitte hit by cyber-attack revealing clients' secret emails

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Wednesday September 27, 2017 05:32

Deloitte hit by cyber-attack revealing clients' secret emails

Posted by Chris Budiman

The Guardian reports that hackers may have accessed confidential information Deloitte’s blue-chip clients


One of the world’s “big four” accountancy firms has been targeted by a sophisticated hack that compromised the confidential emails and plans of some of its blue-chip clients, the Guardian can reveal.

Deloitte, which is registered in London and has its global headquarters in New York, was the victim of a cybersecurity attack that went unnoticed for months.

One of the largest private firms in the US, which reported a record $37bn (£27.3bn) revenue last year, Deloitte provides auditing, tax consultancy and high-end cybersecurity advice to some of the world’s biggest banks, multinational companies, media enterprises, pharmaceutical firms and government agencies.

For the full article go to https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/sep/25/deloitte-hit-by-cyber-attack-revealing-clients-secret-emails.