Mercedes leaked sensitive information about 1,000 customers

Mercedes leaked sensitive information about 1,000 customersMercedes-Benz USA stated Thursday that sensitive personal information of almost 1,000 customers and potential buyers had been accidentally made available on a cloud storage platform.


The company stated that no Mercedes-Benz system had been compromised or any files were misused maliciously.

Data accidentally made available included self-reported credit scores and driver license numbers, as well as credit card information that customers and interested buyers entered on dealer or company websites between January 2014 to June 2017.

Mercedes stated that affected individuals will receive a two-year complimentary subscription to credit monitoring services.

VW stated earlier this month that data on 3.3 Million customers or shoppers at its Audi brand was accidentally leaked.

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