Sony Hit by Major Data Breach: Thousands of Employees' Personal Info Compromised

Sony Hit by Major Data Breach: Thousands of Employees’ Personal Info Compromised

Sophisticated Attack Exploits Vulnerability in MOVEit Software

Sony has officially confirmed a significant data breach involving sensitive information belonging to both current and former employees. In a breach notification letter sent to the affected individuals, Sony disclosed that external forces had successfully exploited a vulnerability in MOVEit managed file transfer software to gain unauthorized access to personal data.

According to the letter, the breach took place on May 28, shortly before Progress, the company responsible for MOVEit, began notifying its clients of a high-severity flaw within the software.