A warning was issued to Revolut customers after a exposed to cyber attack the data of thousands of customers.
consumer expert The? money has reported that the details of more than 50,000 customers have been exposed, leaving them at greater risk of fraud and identity theft.
Revolut, which has 4.8 million customers in the UK, was hit by a data breach on September 11th.
personal dataincluding contact and account details, was compromised even though no passwords or pins were accessible to the hackers.
A Revolut spokesman said The? money: “Revolut recently experienced a very targeted cyber attack.
“This resulted in an unauthorized third party gaining access to the data of a small percentage (0.16%) of our customers for a short period of time.
“We immediately identified and isolated the attack to effectively limit its impact and contacted affected customers. Customers who did not receive an email are not affected.
“To be clear, no funds were accessed or stolen. Our customers’ money is safe – as always. All customers can continue to use their cards and accounts as usual.
“We take incidents like this incredibly seriously and would like to offer our sincere apologies to all customers affected by this incident, as the safety of our customers and their data is our top priority at Revolut.”
Customers affected by the vulnerability do not need to take any action and can continue to use their cards as usual.
Revolut contacted those affected by the incident via email.
The company said it will not contact customers by phone or text and will not ask for security codes or login details.
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