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Clarkson ‍confirms subject to cybersecurity incident


Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Clarkson Plc ::‍NOTICE OF CYBER SECURITY INCIDENT​.‍CONFIRMS THAT IT WAS SUBJECT TO A CYBERSECURITY INCIDENT WHICH INVOLVED UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO COMPANY'S COMPUTER SYSTEMS.​.‍CLARKSONS TOOK IMMEDIATE STEPS TO RESPOND TO AND MANAGE INCIDENT​.‍WOULD LIKE TO REASSURE CLIENTS AND SHAREHOLDERS THAT THIS INCIDENT HAS NOT, AND DOES NOT, AFFECT ITS ABILITY TO DO BUSINESS​.‍PUT IN PLACE ADDITIONAL SECURITY MEASURES TO BEST PREVENT A SIMILAR INCIDENT HAPPENING IN FUTURE​.‍INITIAL INVESTIGATIONS HAVE SHOWN UNAUTHORISED ACCESS WAS GAINED VIA A SINGLE AND ISOLATED USER ACCOUNT WHICH HAS NOW BEEN DISABLED​.‍CLARKSONS HAS BEEN WORKING WITH POLICE IN RELATION TO THIS INCIDENT​.‍COMPANY IS IN PROCESS OF CONTACTING POTENTIALLY AFFECTED CLIENTS AND INDIVIDUALS DIRECTLY​.‍TODAY, PERSON OR PERSONS BEHIND INCIDENT MAY RELEASE SOME DATA​.‍HAS BEEN WORKING WITH DATA SECURITY SPECIALISTS TO INVESTIGATE FURTHER AND HAS NOTIFIED RELEVANT REGULATORY BODIES​. 

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