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28 Aug 2023
Kroll data breach exposes info of FTX, BlockFi, Genesis creditors
Multiple reports on social media warn of a data breach at financial and risk advisory company Kroll that resulted in exposing to an unauthorized third-party the personal data of some credit claimants. Kroll, who is facilitating claims for insolvent companies FTX, BlockFi, and Genesis Global Holdco, has confirmed that one of its employees was the victim of a SIM-swapping attack.
Hackers stole the Kroll employee's phone number and used it to gain access to some files with personal data of bankruptcy claimants.
FTX and BlockFi posted on X today that a security incident at Kroll involving unauthorized third-party access on its systems exposed “limited, non-sensitive customer data of specific claimants.”
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