Acer confirms second cyberattack in 2021 after ransomware incident in March

The group emailed ZDNet about the hack, claiming to have customer and corporate as well as information. When asked, the hackers denied it was a attack and claimed to have access to the company’s servers “over time.”

A spokesperson from Acer confirmed the hack, telling ZDNet that their team recently detected an “isolated attack” on its local after-sales service system in .

“Upon detection, we immediately initiated our security protocols and conducted a full scan of our systems,” an Acer spokesperson said. “We are notifying all potentially affected customers in India. The incident has been reported to local and the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team, and has no material impact to our operations and business continuity.” 

After receiving the message from Acer, ZDNet asked the hackers whether they still had access. 

“Acer is a global network of vulnerable systems. We no longer have access to their India servers. This is all we can reveal now,” the hackers said in a follow up message. 

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