BDA servers illegally hacked

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  Posted by: The Probe      3rd August 2020

The British Dental Association (BDA) has alerted its members to a cyber security breach, which took place last week, as its IT systems were hacked last week. The association has warned that hackers may have gained access to members’ user names, contact information, transaction history, bank details (including account numbers and sort codes), correspondence history, and case notes.

The BDA website, telephone line, and network all remain down for the time being, while investigations and restoration efforts are carried out. Members thought to be affected are being contacted.

The BDA is warning its members to remain alert and to be wary of any contact from parties claiming to be from a bank, utilities provider or the BDA itself. The association reminds its members that genuine callers will never request card or bank details.

For the time being, the BDA can still be contacted via the following email addresses:

The library’s online catalogue and ebooks also remain available: https://bda.247lib.com/bdalib/

 


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