Did you hear? Samsung is experiencing a cybersecurity incident. Although the company has informed the public that social security numbers as well as debit card numbers were not accessed, customer’s name, contact and demographic information, date of birth and project registration information have been.
Samsung claims someone gained unauthorized access to their systems in late July. In early August, it was determined that the attacker had obtained customer data, but consumer devices were not affected. Samsung has taken action to secure its systems.
Samsung does not believe it is necessary for customers to take immediate action based on their investigation although the company does suggest that individuals use caution if they receive unsolicited emails relating to Samsung products.
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