Samsung mentioned Friday that the non-public info of a few of its prospects was stolen from its US laptop programs earlier this yr.
In a notice to customers, the South Korea-based tech large says that in July an unauthorized particular person acquired info from the programs. In early August, Samsung decided by means of its investigation that some buyer knowledge was compromised.
The corporate says it has since secured the affected programs, employed an out of doors cybersecurity agency and is working with legislation enforcement.
The shopper knowledge stolen might have included names, contact and demographic info, dates of beginning and product registration info, Samsung says. Extra private knowledge equivalent to Social Safety numbers and cost card info wasn’t compromised.
Samsung did not disclose what number of prospects have been affected, however says it is within the strategy of notifying those who have been.