Cyberattack Causes Widespread Disruption for Lyca Mobile Customers

November 25, 2023

INCIDENT

Lyca Mobile, a British telecom company, faced a network disruption due to a cyber attack over the weekend of September 30 - October 1.
“The issues affected all Lyca Mobile markets apart from the United States, Australia, Ukraine and Tunisia,” the company said. The attack prevented customers and retailers from accessing top-ups. National and international calling was impacted and it raised concerns about potential customer data compromise.

Incident Date

September 30, 2023

Estimated Cost

Services were significantly disrupted

Victims

Threat Source

No threat source identified