France Based Hardware Wallet Provider Ledger Suffered a Data Breach in July 2020

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France based hardware wallet provider Ledger suffered a data breach back in July this year. Ledger develops security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies as well as blockchain applications for individuals and companies, by leveraging a distinctive, proprietary technology. The incident took place on July 25th, 2020 in which attackers stole the personal data of customers and subscribers.

However, Ledger was immediately able to know about the breach. The stolen data contained email addresses full names, postal addresses, phone numbers, and details related to products ordered by customers.

Hackread.com confirmed that a threat actor is claiming to have leaked the same Ledger database on an infamous hacker forum. There are two text files in the leaked folder one belonging to Ledger customers and the other of its subscribers. The latter contains data of 272,854 users including: Full names, Country, Postal addresses, Email addresses, Phone numbers. 

By Hrithik Lall

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