Israeli scriptblocker Coinmama suffered from leakage of personal data of 450 thousand of its customers. The representatives of the company stated in an official announcement. Recall that Coinmama allows you to buy Bitcoin and the Ethereum in Israel with the help of credit cards.
Apparently, the incident is part of a major hacking attack that affected 747 million users in 24 companies. Among the affected companies are gaming platform that services hotels and other streaming portals.
A dangerous leak
Guide Coinmama has officially acknowledged the loss of the “450 thousand e-mail addresses and hashed passwords”. Under the threat turned out to be all the users registered on the platform until 5 August 2017.
At the time February 15, 2019 until there is no indication that the hackers somehow took advantage of users ‘ personal data. Given the nature of the attack, we have no reason to think about hacking other systems Coinmama. Our service doesn’t store the credit card information of their customers.
The company promptly responded to the problem users of cryptoprocta was immediately notified of the hacker attack. They were asked to set a new login and password to their accounts and monitor any unauthorized attempts to log in to your account from other IP addresses. At the moment programmers Coinmama working to improve the security systems of the platform.
The service manual also asks users to verify the uniqueness and complexity of new passwords. Customers warned of the risk of the transmission of personal information to third parties, they also should not respond to suspicious emails to the e-mail.
Recall, this is not the first major hacker attack this year. On 15 January the new Zealand stock exchange Cryptopia was hacked, which resulted in the loss of 23 million dollars in the cryptocurrency. Local police are now working on finding the intruders.
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