Telefónica suffers a cyberattack and recommends some customers to change the WiFi password

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Telefónica is currently sending emails to affected customers, explaining what has happened and recommending that they change the password of their router.

Telefonica suffers a cyber attack and recommends some customers to change the WiFi key

The multinational Telefonica has suffered a Cyberattack that affects the router configuration data of a group of Movistar and O2 clients. The company has recommended affected users to change their WiFi password.

According to Expansión and confirmed by ACN, sensitive data such as name, address, billing or bank details have not been accessed; They have only accessed the brand, the name of the network and the password.

Telefónica is currently sending emails to affected customers, explaining what It has happened and with the recommendation that they change the password of their router.

A spokesman for the company has assured that the only way that the affected networks can be served is that “they manage to be physically close to their network“, a “difficult” fact because the data is not linked to the name or personal data of the client.