Out of an abundance of caution, cloud tax and accounting services provider Wolters Kluwer took many of its platforms and applications offline this past week. It had identified technical anomalies having to do with malware.
Wolters Kluwer said in a statement that it saw technical anomalies in some of its platforms and applications. They immediately started an investigation and discovered the installation of malware, and then took a wide range of platforms and applications offline. They concluded that no customer data was taken or that there was a breach of confidentiality.
This is just another example of how cautious companies, especially accounting firms, have to be in today’s climate.
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