Hackers gain access to Charles River Laboratories' biotech, pharma clients

Charles River Laboratories began notifying clients April 30 of a data breach that allowed an unauthorized third-party access to portions of its information systems.

In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Charles River Laboratories indicated that it had discovered unusual activity within its information systems in mid-March.

Charles River Laboratories estimates around 1 percent of its client data was copied by a "highly sophisticated, well-resourced intruder." The company is unsure which data was copied or the potential financial impacts related the indecent.

The Boston Business Journal reported that Charles River Laboratories' biotech and pharmacy clients were affected by the data breach.

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Charles River Laboratories began notifying clients April 30 of a data breach that allowed an unauthorized third-party access to portions of its information systems.

In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Charles River Laboratories indicated that it had discovered unusual activity within its information systems in mid-March.

Charles River Laboratories estimates around 1 percent of its client data was copied by a "highly sophisticated, well-resourced intruder." The company is unsure which data was copied or the potential financial impacts related the indecent.

The Boston Business Journal reported that Charles River Laboratories' biotech and pharmacy clients were affected by the data breach.

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