A total of 50,150 customers were impacted by the breach encountered by Revolut, a British financial technology company.
This is according to Revolut’s breach disclosure to the authorities in Lithuania, one of the places where the firm has a banking license.
The firm, while confirming the hack said that the hackers were able to gain access to the personal information of thousands of its customers during the breach.
According to a report by ‘Techcrunch’, while the hackers were able to get access to that information for a short while, the company has since contacted the affected customers.
“unauthorized third party obtained access to the details of a small percentage (0.16%) of our customers for a short period.” Company technicians detected the attack late on September 11 and contained it by the following morning.
“We immediately identified and isolated the attack to effectively limit its impact and have contacted those customers affected,
“Customers who have not received an email have not been impacted.”Head of Corporate Communications at Revolut Michael Bodansky told ‘Techcrunch’.
Reports however revealed that the hackers likely accessed partial card payment data, along with customers’ names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers.
“We take incidents such as these incredibly seriously, and we would like to sincerely apologize to any customers who have been affected by this incident as the safety of our customers and their data is our top priority at Revolut,” Techcrunch report further cutes Bodansky.