Capita has admitted data was stolen during a Cyber attack that disrupted council services.
The firm is a major player in outsourced services, with clients including a number of local authorities.
In an update on the incident, Capita said that cybercriminals had access to about 4% of its servers for nine days between 22 March and 31 March, with ‘some evidence of limited data exfiltration,’ which ‘might include customer, supplier or colleague data’.
A Capita statement read: ‘The majority of Capita’s client services were not impacted by the incident and remained in operation, and Capita has now restored virtually all client services that were impacted.
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