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Threat actors hacked Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom

March 4, 2024

Chunghwa Telecom Company, Ltd. (literally Chinese Telecom Company) is the largest integrated telecom service provider in Taiwan, and the incumbent local exchange carrier of PSTN, Mobile, and broadband services in the country.

Threat actors stole sensitive information from the company, including military and government documents, revealed Taiwan’s Defense Ministry. Threat actors claim they have stolen 1.7 TeraBytes of data” that included government contracts.

Leaked data, including a contract between the Navy and Chunghwa Telecom, are available for sale on a dark web hacking forum, Broadcaster TVBS first reported.

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