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Hack Notice: KeepKey


On the last day of 2016, KeepKey, a vendor of Bitcoin hardware wallets, has notified users of a certificate hack that inadvertently exposed some of its customers' details.According to Darin Stanchfield, KeepKey founder and CEO, the attack took localize on christmas Day, December 25, when an unknown aggressor had activated a new phone number with Stanchfield's Verizon account.This allowed the attacker to asking a password reset for his Verizon email account, but obtain the word reset details on the newly activated phone number.Attacker hijacked CEO's Verizon account by activating a scalawag phone numberA few minutes later, the attacker had taken over Stanchfield's email account and proceeded to bespeak watchword resets for several services where the KeepKey beginner had used that email call to register profiles.In no time, the aggressor had taken over several of Stanchfield's accounts on other sites, such as KeepKey's official twitter account, and several of KeepKey's side services, such as accounts for sales distribution channels and email marketing software.More information: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/attacks-on-phones-of-bitc...

About HackNotice and KeepKey

HackNotice is a service that notices trends and patterns in publically available data so as to identify possible data breaches, leaks, hacks, and other data incidents on behalf of our clients. HackNotice monitors data streams related to breaches, leaks, and hacks and KeepKey was reported by one of those streams. HackNotice may also have the breach date, hack date, the hacker responsible, the hacked industry, the hacked location, and any other parts of the hack, breach, or leak that HackNotice can report on for the consumers of our product.

If you are a user of KeepKey their products, services, websites, or applications and you were a client of HackNotice, monitoring for KeepKey you may have been alerted to this report about KeepKey . HackNotice is a service that provides data, information, and monitoring that helps our clients recover from and remediate data breaches, hacks, and leaks of their personal information. HackNotice provides a service that helps our clients know what to do about a hack, breach, or leak of their information.

If KeepKey had a breach of consumer data or a data leak, then there may be additional actions that our clients should take to protect their digital identity. data breaches, hacks, and leaks often take to and cause identity theft, account take overs, ransomware, spyware, extortion, and malware. account takeovers are often caused by credential reuse, word reuse, easily guessed passwords, and are facilitated by the sharing of billions of credentials and other customer information through data leaks, as the direct result of data breaches and hacks.

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