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FTX Claimant Data Was Compromised in Kroll’s Cybersecurity Attack

Kroll reveals cybersecurity breach in FTX bankruptcy case. Client data compromised. Stay vigilant against phishing scams.

ShahZaib Ahmed



Kroll, the cyber security vendor has disclosed a breach and the comprised information of the ongoing FTX bankruptcy case. In Kroll’s cyber security attack, it was disclosed that some sensitive information of the FTX clients had been breached. Kroll warned the clients to be aware of the false emails to avoid any unpleasant activities to fool them of scams. Kroll is taking preventive measures to cope with the cybersecurity breach.

Details of the Kroll’s Cybersecurity Breach

In a thread shared by FTX on X (formerly Twitter), shared the details of the cybersecurity attack. FTX is facing crucial circumstances and amid ongoing court trials, Kroll was assigned to investigate the agenda. Kroll is the cyber security vendor that is already serving for than 50 cyber insurance carriers. 

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Kroll was assigned to investigate and dig out the details of the ongoing bankruptcy case of FTX. In a thread shared by FTX, disclosed that a cybersecurity attack on Kroll’s system due to which the sensitive information of a few clients has been compromised. Kroll has directly informed the affected clients and advised them about the next strategies. Kroll warned them to look into their accounts and be cautious of the bogus mails and spam to fool them amid the FTX’s pending bankruptcy case.

Kroll’s Disclaimer

The cybersecurity attack affected not only the reputation of Kroll but somehow leaked out the sensitive information of the clients. Kroll directly informed the affected users and shared the preventive measures to avoid the fake mails and protect their accounts amid the ongoing FTX bankruptcy case.  Although, FTX has decided to return the funds in the form of fiat currencies instead of BTC and ETH but still concerned about denting its crypto assets.

Kroll disclosed that the passwords of the FTX accounts were not actually handled by Kroll’s cyber management. So, so is the logic for Kroll to claim that the systems of FTX were not being handled by the Kroll. However, Kroll assured the FTX Debaters that they are closely monitoring the systems and working on it.

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