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Acer suffers massive data breach

Posted On: Mar. 10, 2023 9:39 AM CST

Taiwanese computer giant Acer Inc. has suffered a massive data breach, with about 160GB of sensitive data stolen from its repair technicians, Silicon UK reported citing Bleeping Computer. The hackers have reportedly taken to underground hacking forums to advertise the stolen data, which contains software tools, product model documentation of laptops, tablets and phones, replacement digital product keys, BIOS images, ISO files, ROM files and backend infrastructure details.