PALM BEACH, FL – The Robinhood financial service company has confirmed a data security incident that has exposed full names or email addresses for approximately seven million customers, with a smaller subset having additional personal information revealed.
These customers could be targeted with spam, phishing attempts, identity theft and more.
No Social Security numbers, bank account numbers or debit card numbers were exposed according to the company.
Robinhood users are urged to change their passwords as a preventative measure. This information, if exposed, could lead to other vulnerabilities putting personal information at risk.
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