Dell Security Breach: 49 Million Users Affected, Hacker Sells Data on Dark Web

May 11, 2024
Dell Security Breach: 49 Million Users Affected, Hacker Sells Data on Dark Web
  • Dell has experienced a security breach resulting in unauthorized access to a customer portal and the theft of data for approximately 49 million users.

  • The compromised information includes customer names, addresses, and details on Dell hardware and orders, but excludes financial or payment information.

  • The attacker, known by the alias 'Menelik,' has put the stolen records up for sale on the dark web.

  • Dell is conducting an investigation with a third-party forensics firm and has informed law enforcement of the breach.

  • Despite the security incident, Dell's stock price has increased in premarket trading on May 10, 2024.

  • The breach raises serious concerns for customer safety due to the potential for physical threats and social engineering attacks using the leaked data.

  • Dell advises customers to watch for any unusual activity on their accounts and to report issues to [email protected].

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