Samsung confirms data breach affecting its UK online store

16/11/2023 | Independent

Samsung has confirmed that the personal information belonging to some of its customers who made purchases from its UK online store has been "unlawfully obtained" in a data breach between July 2019 and June 2020.

The company stated that no financial data, bank card details, or customer passwords were involved in the breach. However, the affected customers' data, including their name, phone number, address, and email address, may have been exposed. Samsung has reported the incident to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) and contacted the affected customers. The company has also taken the necessary steps to resolve the security issue.

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