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Hackers breach web security company used by the KKK, leak sensitive customer data

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Written by TechBug

It’s pretty embarrassing for any company to get hacked, but it’s even worse when the organization suffering the attack is a web security firm. This was the situation faced by Newport Beach, California-based Staminus Communications recently when the hosting and distributed denial-of-service protection company was the victim of a giant hack.

On its Twitter page, Staminus described the attack, which took place around 5 am PST last Thursday, as “a rare event cascaded across multiple routers in a system wide event, making our backbone unavailable.”

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