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Energy giant Shell discloses data breach caused by Accellion FTA hack

March 23, 2021

Energy giant Shell disclosed a data breach resulting from the compromise of an Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) used by the company.

Shell is an Anglo-Dutch multinational oil and gas company with more than 86,000 employees and mede US$180.5 billion in 2020.

According to a data breach notification published by the company on its website, the cyber attack did not affect its network, but it only impacted an Accellion FTA server.

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