Large number of users -

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.

This breach appeared on Dec 01, 2019 at 0:00 and impacts approximately "large number of users".

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Breached information:

full name, email, phone number, date of birth, gender, source IP, cigarette and tobacco product preferences

People affected / impacted:

"large number of users"

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Large number of users -

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