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Customers the manufacturer of PoS terminals Lightspeed victims of data breach

Customers the manufacturer of PoS terminals Lightspeed victims of data breach

by sigismund » 2016-09-02 15:50:59


According to the company, the reasons for concern.


Provider of PoS terminals Lightspeed reported about the leak of user data, which could have compromised passwords and API keys. As reported by information security expert Troy hunt (Troy Hunt), the company sent its customers a notice.

According to the notice of Lightspeed, the above information was found in the compromised database, but no evidence that she was abducted, no.

"Lightspeed manages a Central database that contains information about sales, products and customers, as well as encrypted passwords and API keys. The database also contains a digital signature of the customers of enterprises using Customer Facing Display. Contained in these databases of information have been accessed during the incident. However, there is nothing that would point to abduction or the use of any user information," - said in a statement.

The assurance of Lightspeed, the passwords that were created since January of last year, protected by "sophisticated encryption" (which is not specified). However, as is the situation with the earlier password is not known. The company does not store credit card data and encryption keys are kept separately, so there is no reason to worry.
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