January 24, 2021

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Ubiquiti says cloud-hosted IT systems ‘accessed’ by unauthorised party – Networking – Security

Ubiquiti, a maker of switches, antennas and intelligent home equipment, states some of its IT units hosted by an exterior “cloud provider” had been accessed by an unauthorised get together.

The corporation apologised for the breach and requested consumers to transform their passwords, although it mentioned there was “no sign …[of] unauthorised action with regard to any user’s account.”

“We are not at the moment knowledgeable of evidence of obtain to any databases that host consumer knowledge, but we are not able to be selected that consumer knowledge has not been uncovered,” Ubiquiti mentioned in a discussion board submit.

“This knowledge may contain your title, email deal with, and the one particular-way encrypted password to your account (in complex terms, the passwords are hashed and salted). 

“The knowledge may also contain your deal with and cell phone quantity if you have furnished that to us.”

Ubiquiti mentioned the passwords should really be improved “as a precaution” and two-component authentication enabled.

“We apologise for, and deeply regret, any inconvenience this may cause you,” the corporation mentioned.