Hackers breach web hosting provider for the second time in the past year

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The South African branch of Hetzner, a well-known web hosting provider, has suffered its second security breach in the past year, ZDNet has learned from the company’s customers.

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According to an email affected users received this week, this second breach came to light last week, on Friday.

“On Friday, 5 October, our technical team uncovered suspicious activity on our database,” the web host said. “A comprehensive audit involving our security team and cyber security specialists is underway to ensure that our systems are secure.”

The company said the attacker managed to gain access to customer details such as names, email addresses, phone numbers, addresses, identity numbers, VAT numbers, and bank account numbers.

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