Furniture retailer Vhive's data breach, with customer information

Furniture retailer Vhive's da…

Furniture retailer Vhive's data breach, with customer information

The Straits Times | 2021-04-05 18:24

SINGAPORE - The authorities are investigating a data breach at local furniture retailer Vhive, which led to customers' personal information such as phone numbers and physical addresses being leaked online. Replying to queries from The Straits Times on Saturday (April 3), the police confirmed that a report has been lodged on the matter. In a Facebook post on March 29, Vhive said that its server was hacked on March 23 and it was working with the police and other relevant authorities as well as an IT forensic investigator to look into the breach. Information compromised in the hack includes customers' names, physical and e-mail addresses and mobile numbers, but did not include identification numbers or financial information, said the company. "All financial records in relation to purchases made with Vhive are held on a separate system which was not hacked," it added. "We are truly sor…

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