Acuity Cyber Breach: U.S. Probes Alleged Theft of Government Data

April 6, 2024
Acuity Cyber Breach: U.S. Probes Alleged Theft of Government Data
  • Tech firm Acuity, a federal contractor, experienced a cybersecurity incident with old, non-sensitive data stolen from its GitHub repositories.

  • The US Department of State is probing a leaked cache of government and military data, claimed to be stolen by a hacker group named IntelBroker.

  • The breach, dated March 7, contained documents from various US government agencies, and included classified material.

  • Acuity's CEO confirmed swift action to rectify the breach and reported no evidence of sensitive client data being affected.

  • IntelBroker, the group behind the leak, has previously targeted entities such as DC Health Link, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and General Electric Aviation.

  • The State Department is actively investigating the extent of the breach as Acuity strengthens its cybersecurity defenses.

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