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Coinbase encounters SMS Scam in a Cyber Incident, Slender Data Leaked

Coinbase encounters SMS Scam in a Cyber Incident, Slender Data Leaked

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Popular cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase has revealed that it experienced a cyber security incident targeting its employees. The company assured that there has not been any loss of funds or compromise of customer information as its cyber control safely prevented the attacker from obtaining direct access to the network. There was an exposure of "slender number of data" from the directory, including employee names, some phone numbers and email addresses resulting from the cyber-attack that occurred on February 5, 2023. A few of the employees were also targeted with a phishing SMS campaign as part of the attack that invited them to log into their company accounts to peruse an important message. One of the employees did fall prey to the scam as he entered his username...