1/11/2021
06:15 PM

IoT Vendor Ubiquiti Suffers Data Breach

Cloud provider hosting "certain" IT systems attacked, company says.



Internet of Things and home Wi-Fi vendor Ubiquiti advised customers today to change their passwords and enable multifactor authentication after discovering a breach of one of its IT systems hosted in the cloud.

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"We are not currently aware of evidence of access to any databases that host user data, but we cannot be certain that user data has not been exposed. This data may include your name, email address, and the one-way encrypted password to your account (in technical terms, the passwords are hashed and salted). The data may also include your address and phone number if you have provided that to us," the vendor said in a notice on its website.

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