Soon after Latitude Financial revealed it suffered a cyber attack, DXC Technology quietly published a note on its website stating its global network and customer support networks were not compromised.
When Latitude Financial, which is listed in the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), first published about the attack it said the activity was believed to have “originated from a major vendor used” by the company. According to Latitude, the attacker obtained login credentials from an employee using it to “steal personal information that was held by two other services providers”.
Latitude provides loans, credit cards and insurance in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Singapore. Some of its services includes interest free instalments for JB Hi-Fi, The Good Guys and David Jones customers when shopping online.
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