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Unauthorised access to the Ubiquiti IT infrastructure


The company Ubiquiti, dedicated to the sale of network equipment and IoT devices, has informed its customers, through an email, of an unauthorized access to some of its IT systems hosted by an external cloud provider, last Monday, 11th of January.

The company has assured that no database, which stores user account information, has been compromised, although it could not assure that this information could not be exposed. Among the data that may have been affected are names, email addresses, one-way encrypted passwords, physical addresses and telephone numbers.

As countermeasures, Ubiquiti recommends that users change their password and enable two-factor authentication for their accounts.