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Vet chain targeted by hackers

Vet group CVS confirmed the attack yesterday (April 9)

What information has been accessed?

In a story by the BBC, the news site said: “CVS did not say what data had been accessed but said it had informed authorities ‘due to the risk of malicious access to personal information’.”

CVS is a global veterinarian practice, with 450 practices in the UK. It employs over 9,000 people worldwide.

What action has been taken?

The company has taken “immediate action” and its IT services have returned.

You can read the full story here

It is known that its veterinarian practices outside of the UK are “operationally unaffected.”

CVS, in a statement, said: “It was assessing the information provided.”

 

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