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Wipro Hackers Also Targeted Other Major IT Giants Including Infosys, Cognizant and Capgemini

Wipro Hackers Also Targeted Other Major IT Giants Including Infosys, Cognizant and Capgemini (Breaches and Incidents)

KrebsOnSecurity reported that the threat actors responsible for launching an advanced phishing campaign against Bengaluru, India-based Wipro in March also went after the following global outsourcers, systems integrators and MSPs: Avanade, Capgemini, Cognizant, Infosys, PCM, Rackspace and Slalom. I hope it’s working for them, because if it’s not, this problem got a lot bigger.” [Related: Wipro Hack Snags At Least 23 Workers, Breached Systems Still Being Found: Report] An Avanade spokesperson confirmed that the Seattle-based solution provider was also a target of the multi-company security incident, with 34 of the company's employees being impacted in February. "And we continue to take our responsibility to safeguard our clients' data with the utmost seriousness." Rackspace, meanwhile, said it doesn't have any evidence indicating that there has been an impact to the company's environment, according to a company spokesperson. It's unknown exactly how successful the adversaries have been in compromising the systems of solution providers other than Wipro and Avanade, which both admitted this week they had been breached.

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