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Posted: 2020-09-22 22:13:09

Shopify Says ‘Rogue’ Employees Stole Data From Merchants

From Natalie Wong at Bloomberg.com
Originally published 2020 09 22
Shopify Inc. said two employees stole data from more than 100 merchants, potentially exposing the personal information of consumers who shopped on web stores that use the company’s e-commerce software. “Rogue members” of Shopify’s support team were involved in a scheme to obtain customer transactional records from some of the merchants, the company said in a blog post that noted fewer than 200 sellers were affected.
The hacked stores may have had customer data exposed, including emails, names, addresses and order details, the company added. Complete payment card numbers or other sensitive personal or financial information were not part of the incident, Shopify said.
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