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BlockFi confirmed a data breach incident hosted on Hubspot

Exploit: Supply Chain Risk

BlockFi: Cryptocurrency Finance

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Risk to Business: 2.799 = Moderate

Crypto financial institution BlockFi has announced that it had experienced a data breach incident via one of its third-party vendors, HubSpot. BlockFi says that the hackers gained access to BlockFi client data stored on HubSpot on Friday, March 18. BlockFi was quick to assure investors that its internal system and client funds were not accessed and that the breach remains limited to a very narrow pool of data stored with the third-party vendor, HubSpot.

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Individual Risk: 2.806 = Severe

The exposed information from this breach may have included user data such as names, email addresses and phone numbers.

NOTE: The attackers in this incident likely also accessed similar data on HubSpot belonging to Swan Bitcoin, NYDIG and Circle.

Individual Impact: No information about consumer/employee PII, PHI or financial data exposure was available at press time.

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Cryptocurrency and DeFi have been catnip for cybercriminals and that’s not going to stop anytime soon.

Source: coin telegraph