A Romanian web platform owned by the international tobacco company British American Tobacco (BAT)suffered a data breach and ransomware attack. The data breach was discovered on an unsecured Elasticsearch server containing close to 352 GB of data. The hackers demanded a Bitcoin payment in exchange for the data - as they threatened to delete it.
full name, email, phone number, date of birth, gender, source IP, cigarette and tobacco product preferences
People affected / impacted:
"large number of users"
Information on legal proceedings and how to go about gaining financial compensation will be included in each email.