American networking tech vendor Ubiquiti is asking customers to change their password because of unauthorized access to some of their information technology systems hosted by a third party cloud provider.
They did not specify the cloud provider that hosts its databases, nor how the attackers managed to gain access to them.
The scope of the Ubiquiti data breach
“We cannot be certain that user data has not been exposed. This data may include your name, email address, and the one-way encrypted password to your account (in technical terms, the passwords are hashed and salted). The data may also include your address and phone number if you have provided that to us,” the company explained in an online alert and and notification sent directly to users.
Ubiquiti made sure to point out that they “have no indication that there has been unauthorized activity with respect to any user’s account,” but ...
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