Ticketmaster’s Snowflake data breach was just one of 165

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Security researchers are reporting that a “significant volume of data” has been stolen from hundreds of Snowflake cloud storage customers via compromised login credentials, with the incident being linked to massive data breaches at Ticketmaster and Santander Bank.

Mandiant, a security firm investigating the data theft alongside Snowflake, announced on Monday that it had tracked the activity to a “financially motivated threat actor” it identified as UNC5537. The two companies have notified at least 165 Snowflake customer organizations that may have been compromised since the ongoing threat activity was discovered in April, with Mandiant saying its investigation hasn’t found “any evidence to suggest” that Snowflake’s enterprise environment…

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