On August 1, the US social commerce marketplace Poshmark disclosed a data breach.
The company discovered unauthorized access to its servers, the intruders stole
The attackers also accessed to clothing size preferences, user emails, and customers’ social media profile information. At the time is not clear when the incident occurred.
“We recently discovered that data from some Poshmark users was acquired by an unauthorized third party.” states the security notice published by the company.
“The data acquired does not include any financial or physical address information, and we do not believe your password was compromised.”
Even if the company IT staff doesn’t believe that users’ passwords were compromised, it recommends changing passwords as a precaution.
Below an abstract from the support website of the company related to the type of data involved:
The company is in the process of notifying U.S. users by email and has published the information on his blog and in the app.
“First and foremost, we want to assure you that the affected data does not include any financial or physical address information.” states the company.
“We do not believe user passwords were compromised during this incident because we use one-way encrypted passwords salted uniquely per user, making it nearly impossible to use these passwords to access an account.” concludes the company.
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(SecurityAffairs – Poshmark, data breach)