OnePlus Discloses Data Breach, Less Than Two Years After The Last One

Published on November 23, 2019

Oneplus says that the company is affected by another data breach in less than two years. According to the company, an unauthorized party is accessing the customer order information. The company says that the unauthorized party may access customer name, emails, shipping address, and contact detail. Still, they won’t be able to access the payment information, accounts, and passwords as they are safe with the company. Today the company started notifying the affected customers.

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Oneplus disclose the breach

Last week the company was able to discover the breach. After the thorough inspection, the company ensured that there are no similar security flaws. According to the review, we can say that the breach took place through the official website of the company in place of its phone. The company assures the users that they will look into the matter and will take immediate steps to stop the hacker and will also reinforce the security check.

The company did not provide any details on why the company took so long to disclose the breach. The company did not give the detailed of the incident, but in place of that, the company said that the worst might happen. This incident occurs the second time that the company has suffered the occurrence of the data breach. Previously in January 2018, the company experienced the first data breach were about 40,000 customer was affected due to the data breach. The unauthorized person stole the customer’s credit card information in 2018.

On the incident, the company said that they would upgrade their security, and next month the company will collaborate with world-renowned security for improving its security program. By the end of December, the company is going to launch a bug bounty program.

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