Accellion systems are used to share and store files by as many as 300 organisations all around the world. Recently, they suffered a data breach following an attack linked to the ransomware gangs, Clop and FIN11. Accellion has claimed that less than 100 customers were affected by the attack, including Transport for New South Wales.
Transport for New South Wales has confirmed that data was stolen, saying “before the attack on Accellion servers was interrupted, some Transport for NSW information was taken.” They have said that Cyber Security NSW have started a state government investigation into the breach with the help of forensic specialists. Their statement said, “we are working closely with Cyber Security NSW to understand the impact of the breach, including to customer data.”