EFFECTED USERS: All United Stated Samsung Users
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SUMMARY: Hackers stole contact (not payment or SS#) information for US-based Samsung customers.
First – it looks like your financial information, credit card information, and social security number are safe. But, according Samsung, the information that was stolen from ‘some’ of their customers stored on the ‘Samsung US system included:
- contact information
- demographic information
- date of birth
- product registration information
The statement also says that every effected customer will receive an email.
What the statement does not say:
- Are only US customers stored on the Samsung US system?
- Has the stolen information been seen for sale on the deep web?
Here with me to discuss all of this is Javvad Malik. Javvad is the Lead Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4 and has been an IT security professional with over 20 years. He is also a current Guinness World Records holder for the most views of a cybersecurity lesson on YouTube in 24 hours, and the perfect guest for this topic.
What is the first thing Samsung users should do?
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