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Seven million customers have their data leaked on the Robinhood app following security breach

Seven million users that have accounts with the popular stock trading app Robinhood had their full names and email addresses leaked.

On Nov. 3 the company had a breach of security which exposed the information of its customers.

Robinhood stated that an unauthorized third party gained access to a limited amount of personal information of some of its customers.

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In an email sent to customers, they stated there was no financial loss and that the breach was contained.

The data that was obtained includes a list of email addresses for about 5 million people, a list of full names and email addresses of about two million people, and about 310 people who had their name, date of birth, and zip code exposed. Of those 310, 10 had more details revealed.

Following the breach, the hackers demanded an extortion payment and law enforcement was notified. It is currently being investigated.

The company warns that any emails are not from them and to use all in app forms of communication or to read alerts.

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