Philips: Data Published by Hackers Identical to the One Stolen in February

Earlier today, security researcher Janne Ahlberg has brought to our attention the fact that the file published by r00tBeer hackers – allegedly stolen from the systems of electronics manufacturer Philips – is similar to the one posted online by Hax0r of Team INTRA back in February.

The expert found that the size of the file published now is exactly the same size as the one obtained by Team INTRA.

Moments ago, Philips confirmed to Softpedia that Ahlberg's allegations appear to be correct. “Earlier today, we were informed about reports on a possible breach of a Philips website. We immediately investigated and, at this time, all indications are that the information posted today is identical to the information accessed earlier this year when data was stolen from Philips websites,” the company’s representative stated.