Dell has issued a data breach notification, confirming that a cybersecurity incident has potentially compromised the personal information of approximately 49 million customers.

“We are currently investigating an incident involving a Dell portal, which contains a database with limited types of customer information related to purchases from Dell,” reads a Dell data breach notification.

“We believe there is not a significant risk to our customers given the type of information involved.”

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Dell states that the following information was accessed by the threat actor during the breach:

  • Name
  • Physical address
  • Dell hardware and order information, including service tag, item description, date of order, and related warranty information

The company stresses that the stolen information does not include financial or payment information, email addresses, or telephone numbers and that they are working with law enforcement and a third-party forensics firm to investigate the incident.

Source: BleepingComputer

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