A Dutch company providing software to five hundred clients has failed to protect its data from cyberattack this week.
Cyberattacks hit numerous users of Wolters Kluwer NV Dutch company software. Customers remained frustrated after the company authorities short announcement about several cloud-based apps go offline for a while.
Users leave their feedbacks and commentaries on social media about the cyberattack this week, one of them says that they were left in the darkness instead of have some information, clarifying the situation in his twitter. Chief information Officer of the company Martin Wuite remained frustrated as well, having been informed about the hack this morning at 8 a.m. The system monitoring had signaled something went wrong.
Clients remained without working applications
The users were informed right away as the problem was discovered and numerous software platforms went offline in order to protect the data due to the cyberattack this week. Based in Netherlands, Wolters Kluwer company’s market value reaches $19 billion and provides tax, health services and compliance industries. About 500 companies are its customers.
The same period two years ago Wolters Kluwer company was one of those numerous institutions, attacked by hackers. Then it was WannaCry malware virus, that hit the software while cyber attack. The company joined the list of the those, that failed to protect its data from devastating cyber attacks.
© 12.05.2019 02:10PM Maskontravel Company LTD
Article by: Ekaterina Vyurkova
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