Robinhood says that the previous hack on customers data has more information stolen than previously estimated. The company has updated the comprised data numbers to include “several thousand entries” which includes thousands of phone numbers obtained.
Robinhood previous statement about the data breach doesn’t mention the phone number breach. The November 3rd breach has a precise 4,400 phone numbers stolen by the hackers according to a list seen by Motherboard.
Stock trading platform Robinhood reports that it was hit with a data breach that affects about 7 million of its customers. The said data breach occurred on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 whereby hackers “obtained access to a limited amount of personal information.”
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Robinhood immediately announced the data breach after it happened. The company’s website gave a statement concerning the breach. “As a safety-first company, we owe it to our customers to be transparent and act with integrity.” it wrote on its website.
“Following a diligent review, putting the entire Robinhood community on notice of this incident now is the right thing to do.” Chief security officer CALEB Sima also said.
Robinhood also reported that the hackers didn’t make any changes to customers biodata, hence there was no cause for alarm. The company is operating with regulatory bodies as regards the data breach while upgrading their security wall.
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