String of Galleries Hit by Cyber-Attack

November 1st, 2017

Cyber attack, via Art NewspaperA string of major galleries have been the victims of a cyber-attack, with hackers intercepting payment invoices and making off with the money from various transactions.  Afflicted galleries include Hauser & Wirth, Simon Lee, and Thomas Dane, among others. “We know a number of galleries that have been affected. The sums lost by them or their clients range from £10,000 to £1m,” says the insurance broker Adam Prideaux of Hallett Independent. “I suspect the problem is a lot worse than we imagine.”

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