Samsung Hit By Data Breach


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In Late July, an undisclosed number of Samsung customers in the US had their personal information accessed by an unauthorised user.

Samsung, the Korean electronics giant, said that it discovered the breach on 4th August 2022. It has since secured the affected systems, engaged a third-party security firm and contacted law enforcement.

A statement issued by the firm said: “We want to assure our customers that the issue did not impact Social Security numbers or credit and debit card numbers, but in some cases, may have affected information such as name, contact and demographic information, date of birth, and product registration information.”

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