Information about more than 270,000 users of ledger hardware wallet, including their names and addresses, appeared on the raidforums.
Back in late July, hackers gained access to the ledger marketing database, which contained many documents, residential addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of the company’s customers.
At that time it was reported that hackers were able to get hold of information about 9500 Ledger clients. This time it seems that attackers have gained access to much larger data of users.
According to a representative of ledger, there are signs indicating the database hack. He apologized to users affected by the leak.
Ledger sincerely regrets this situation. We take privacy very seriously and avoiding such situations is the highest priority of our company. we have learned valuable lessons from this incident and will make ledger safer in the future.
In October 2020, it was reported that ledger had passed a SOC 2 type 1 security audit. In the same month, Ledger wallets users began receiving fraudulent emails.