Robinhood Customers Have Their Email Addresses Available for Sale on Hacker Forum

A famous hacking forum and marketplace is selling the personal information of about 7 million Robinhood users who were exposed in a recent data breach.

Last week, Robinhood announced a data breach after one of its employees was compromised, and the attacker utilized their account to gain access to the personal data of around 7 million customers via customer support systems.

 Late in the evening of November 3, we experienced a data security incident. An unauthorized third party obtained access to a limited amount of personal information for a portion of our customers. Based on our investigation, the attack has been contained and we believe that no Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, or debit card numbers were exposed and that there has been no financial loss to any customers as a result of the incident.

The unauthorized party socially engineered a customer support employee by phone and obtained access to certain customer support systems. At this time, we understand that the unauthorized party obtained a list of email addresses for approximately five million people, and full names for a different group of approximately two million people.

We also believe that for a more limited number of people—approximately 310 in

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