Social-istic Hackers Hit LivingSocial and SwagGrabber Shares Warning!

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Thanks for the head’s up alert SwagGrabber 🙂

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LivingSocial recently experienced a cyber-attack on our computer systems that resulted in unauthorized access to some customer data from our servers. We are actively working with law enforcement to investigate this issue.

The information accessed includes names, email addresses, date of birth for some users, and encrypted passwords — technically ‘hashed’ and ‘salted’ passwords. We never store passwords in plain text.

Two things you should know:

  1. The database that stores customer credit card information was not affected or accessed.
  2. If you connect to LivingSocial using Facebook Connect, your Facebook credentials were not compromised.

You do not need to take any action at this time, but we wanted to be sure you were fully informed of what happened.

The security of your information is our priority. We always strive to ensure the security of our customer information, and we are redoubling efforts to…

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