Wipro PR go slow—oh no
IT outsourcing outfit Wipro is under fire this week. Sources say it got hacked months ago, and since then has been used as a jumping-off point to hack its customers. Possibly by a state actor.
If that weren’t bad enough, when Brian Krebs—the journalist who reported the hack—asked the Bengaluru firm about it, his questions were ignored. When Wipro PR finally made a buzzword-bingo statement, it was only sent to Indian media.
And then Wipro executives contradicted the statement. Said execs went on to publicly badmouth the reporter.
This is a terrible example of how to act on a breach report. In this week’s Security Blogwatch, we break out the popcorn.
Read more: techbeacon.com/security/wipro-customers-hacked-says-krebs-nothing-see-here-says-wipro