Warning! JavaScript is turned off or disabled! Some features on this website will not work.
« »
»

LivingSocial Hacked - Customers Information Accessed

2014-03-12T20:06:08  +
LivingSocial Hacked - Customers Information Accessed

LivingSocial was hacked and 50 million customers' names, email addresses, date of birth and encrypted passwords were accessed. Due to this cyber-attack on their computer servers, LivingSocial has notified these customers, asking them to change their passwords for their safety. Credit card and other financial information were not accessed because this information is not stored in the database that the hackers were able to gain access to.

Please continue reading below.

LivingSocial (http://www.livingsocial.com/) is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in your city.

LivingSocial website livingsocial.com

LivingSocial has posted the following notification on their website

“LivingSocial recently experienced a cyber-attack on our computer systems that resulted in unauthorized access to some customer data from our servers. We are actively working with law enforcement to investigate this issue.

The information accessed includes names, email addresses, date of birth for some users, and encrypted passwords -- technically ‘hashed’ and ‘salted’ passwords. We never store passwords in plain text.

The database that stores customer credit card information was not affected or accessed.

Although your LivingSocial password would be difficult to decode, we want to take every precaution to ensure that your account is secure, so we are expiring your old password and requesting that you create a new one.

If you are a LivingSocial customer and want to change your password, you can click here.

For frequently asked questions about the LivingSocial cyber-attack click here.

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

Also, report scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent.

If you want to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search engine.

Remember to help us, help you, by donating. 🎁Click here to donate

Please continue reading below.

Comments, Questions and Reviews ✍
(Total: 0)

To help protect your privacy, please do not post or remove, your full name, telephone number, email address, username, password, account number, credit card information, home address or other sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews.

Show More of the 0 Comments

Write Your Comment, Question or Review

Write your comment, question or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. Please revisit after an hour or more to view reponses or answers to you questions.

Your comment, question or review will be posted as an anonymous user because you are not signed in. Sign-in.