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Verizon Confirms Security Vulnerability, Now Fixed, on Its Enterprise Client Portal

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Verizon on Friday confirmed that it recently discovered and fixed security vulnerability on its enterprise client portal.

More than 1.5 million Verizon Enterprise customers had their contact information leaked on an underground cybercrime forum this week, KrebsonSecurity first reported.

“Our investigation to date found an attacker obtained basic contact information on a number of our enterprise customers,” said Janet Brumfield, Verizon’s director of corporate communications. “No customer proprietary network information (CPNI) or other data was accessed or accessible.”{ad}

The impacted customers are being notified, she said. No data about consumer customers was involved, she said.

Verizon wouldn’t provide further details on the leak.

On its website, Verizon Enterprise Solutions says it is “one of the world’s leaders in security, we can help you prepare, recognize cyber-attack trends and, when necessary, respond quickly to contain the effects.”

Verizon manages more than 4,400 networks and 345,000 security, network and hosting devices. Its 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report recorded 79,790 security incidents and 2,122 confirmed data breaches affecting organizations in 61 countries.


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