Malware Attack Takes Wolters Kluwer Tax Resources/Commerce Clearing House Offline, Company is Working to Restore Services
From GovInfo Security:
Accounting software giant Wolters Kluwer says it’s continuing to attempt to recover from a malware attack that disrupted services for users of its cloud-based services. While some online chatter has suggested that ransomware may have been involved, the company has yet to publicly name the strain of malware involved.
Wolters Kluwer is a $4.8 billion global information services company based in the Netherlands that develops CCH, a suite of tax and accounting software that’s available in both on-premises and software-as-a-service form.
Additional Coverage and Updates
- Official Updates From Wolters Kluwer
- What’s Behind the Wolters Kluwer Tax Outage (via Krebs on Security)
- “Kluwer Law Resources Down” (via University of British Columbia Library)
Last Update: May 9, 2019.
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