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United States – Teespring

Exploit: Hacking
Teespring: eCommerce Platform

Risk to Small Business: 2.129 = Severe

Hackers have dropped a huge trove of user and creator data allegedly from Teespring, an e-commerce platform that specializes in enabling designers to market their wares. The two massive files of stolen data include email addresses and last update dates for 8,242,000 user accounts.

Individual Risk: 2.221 = Severe

The info dump contains 4,000,000+ user records, including usernames, full names, locations, phone numbers, Creator IDs, referral information, trust score, whitelisted seller campaigns, storefronts, bank check payouts, and other analytics data. This data could be used to conduct business email compromise attacks and spear phishing attempts.

Customers Impacted: 8,242,000

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Data like this is sought-after by cybercriminals and often hangs around for years on the Dark Web, acting as fuel for future cybercrime.