Samsung announced on September 2 that some customers’ personal information was recently stolen from its US-based computer systems.
Provided By: James Martin/CNET
SamsungNotice to customersaid an unqualified person obtained information from the system in July. In early August, the company discovered during an investigation that some customer data had been compromised.
He said he has since secured the affected systems, hired an outside cybersecurity firm, and is now working with law enforcement.
The stolen customer data may have included names, contacts, demographic information, dates of birth, and product registration information, but social security numbers and credit card information were not compromised.
Samsung did not reveal the number of affected customers, but said it was in the process of notifying affected customers.
This article is from Red Ventures Overseasarticlewas published by Asahi Interactive for Japan.
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