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Auction house Christie’s confirms criminals stole some client data

May 28, 2024

The revelation follows an incident from earlier in May that forced the auction house’s online bidding system offline, an event which the company said at the time was due to a “technology security issue.”

It also closely follows the RansomHub gang yesterday taking to its leak blog to claim it had broken into Christie’s. Along with the post on Monday, the crims included what they claim is a sample of the data they stole. The gang said there was a seven-day deadline for the victim to pay the ransom.

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