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Cyberattackers hack into LivingSocial, 50 million customers impacted

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LivingSocial, the daily deals site owned in part by Amazon, has suffered a massive cyberattack on its computer systems, according to officials at the company.

The breach has impacted 50 million customers of the Washington, D.C.-based company, who will now be required to reset their passwords. All of LivingSocial’s countries across the world appear to have been affected, except in Thailand, Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines.

The firm began sending emails to customers Friday afternoon telling them they would have to change their site passwords.

“We 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,” LivingSocial CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy said in an email.

More: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/natio…n/2116485/



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