Ticketfly Data Breach 2018: What 26 Million Users Should Know
A recent Ticketfly data breach has customers worried about their personal information.
Here's what users need to know about the Ticketfly data breach.
- The company says that it doesn't have an accurate report on how many users were affected.
- While Ticketfly has yet to reveal the number of users affected by the data breach, one security website estimates that 26 million users are affected by it.
- The company does say that some customers had their names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers stolen by hackers.
- The data breach doesn't include any other bits of personal information, such as passwords.
- This makes the data breach not as threatening to customers as recent ones at other companies, which have included stolen passwords, Social Security Numbers and more.
- While passwords weren't stolen in the Ticketfly data breach, the company is still requiring users to reset their passwords before access their accounts again.
- The data breach resulted in the company taking down its website, but it is now up and running again.
- However, Ticketfly notes that its services may experience some trouble as it brings them back online.
- It also points out that it hasn't yet got its apps up and running yet.
- Ticketfly says that it is instead focused on getting more important parts of its service back in working order.
- The company also notes that customers will still have access to all previously purchased tickets through its service.
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