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Hacker Group Claims Responsibility for Acer Security Breach Affecting Millions of Users

October 16, 2021


Hacker group Desorden (Spanish for disorder) via a forum post claimed responsibility for a full-fledged hacking maneuver targeting Acer’s server cluster in India. The hack, which took place on October 5th, led Desorden to claim it has obtained around 60 GB worth of sensitive data on millions of (mostly, but not exclusively) Indian citizens whose personal data was stored in Acer’s servers.

The group has released a free “sneak peek” at part of the collected data, exposing customer information for ten thousand individuals. Personal data, corporate data, as well as sensitive accounts, financial and audit data have been compromised.

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