The software development company Applications Software Technology LLC (AST) discovered on March 9th that an unauthorized third-party gained access to the company through an employee email account. The attacker used the email account to request W-2 information for that employee and then diverted all the information to themselves. The company has since completed full scans of their systems to identify malware and other threats that may affect their employees. Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) has been implemented for members of HR, accounting, and the executive team and there are plans in place to make it a companywide policy. A third-party IT company has also been consulted to provide a full vulnerability assessment.
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