Security breach after hacker published details of 7,516,625 users on public forum

Synopsis

In July 2020, the fintech company confirmed that 7,516,625 of their customers had been affected by a security breach after user information was discovered being offered for sale on a public forum.

The company blamed the breach on their former business partner which provided their engineering teams with analytics services. The exposed information included real names, phone numbers, emails, birth dates and home addresses as well as encrypted Social Security numbers. Bank account numbers, credit card numbers and records of financial transactions were not impacted by the breach.

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Courtenay Brammar

Experienced global enterprise risk and governance professional. Previously Vice President at Morgan Stanley, Deloitte Risk Advisory practitioner and PRMIA steering committee member in both London and New York.

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