Bank details of South Staffordshire Water customers posted on the dark web

The leak comes four months after a ransomware attack in the summer

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Bank details of South Staffordshire Water customers posted on the dark web
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Bank details of South Staffordshire Water customers posted on the dark web

South Staffordshire Water, which owns Cambridge Water and South Staffs Water (SSW), has apologised to customers after their bank details were leaked on the dark web.

South Staffordshire Water has begun alerting affected customers about the leak. The firm, which serves more than 1.7 million residential and commercial customers in Cambridge, parts of the West ...

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