Philips statement on possible security event

February 14, 2012

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Philips learned about a possible security event related to some of its internet micro-sites on February 13. These are small websites used for campaigns and marketing promotions. Within an hour after Philips became aware of the event, the compromised server was shut down. We are currently assessing the nature and extent of information that may have been accessed and a full investigation is in place.

For further information, please contact:

Steve Klink
Corporate Communications
Tel: +31 20 5977 415


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