1 min reading Wed Nov 24 2021
Volkswagen suffered a data breach through a third party
"A data breach at a Volkswagen vendor has impacted millions of customers and prospective car purchasers across North America.
The breach occurred after information gathered by the vendor between 2014 and 2019 for sales and marketing purposes was stored electronically in an unsecured file for years."
Source and full article; VW Vendor Leaves Data Unsecured - Infosecurity Magazine (infosecurity-magazine.com)
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