Threat Actors Claiming Breach of Nokia Database – Sensitive Data Exposed

Threat actors have claimed responsibility for a breach of Nokia’s database.

According to the post, Nokia suffered a data breach from a third party that exposed 7,622 rows of employees’ details.

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“These details include first and last name, job title, company name, email, direct phone number, corporate phone number, employees, industry, and geolocation.”

HackManac spotted the posting on hacking Forums; the post was made by 888 threat actors who already claimed the Shopify data breach.

The tweet, 2024, reads: “We have successfully breached Nokia’s database. Sensitive information is now in our hands. #NokiaHack #DataBreach”.

According to cybersecurity experts, the breach appears to have compromised a substantial amount of sensitive data, including customer information, internal communications, and proprietary technology details.

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The exact breach method remains unclear, but initial analyses suggest that the hackers may have exploited vulnerabilities in Nokia’s network infrastructure.

The hacker group has a history of targeting large corporations and has previously been linked to breaches involving financial institutions and tech companies.

This latest incident raises serious concerns about the security measures at Nokia, a global leader in telecommunications technology.

Nokia’s Response and Next Steps

Nokia has yet to release an official statement regarding the breach.

However, sources within the company indicate that an internal investigation is underway.

The company is expected to collaborate with cybersecurity firms and law enforcement agencies to mitigate the damage and prevent further unauthorized access.

In the meantime, experts advise Nokia customers to remain vigilant and monitor their accounts for any unusual activity.

Users should also change their passwords and enable two-factor authentication where possible.

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As the investigation into the Nokia breach continues, it serves as a stark reminder of the ever-present threats in the digital age.

Organizations must remain vigilant and proactive in their cybersecurity efforts to protect sensitive data and maintain customer trust.

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Divya is a Senior Journalist at Cyber Security news covering Cyber Attacks, Threats, Breaches, Vulnerabilities and other happenings in the cyber world.