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Razer accidentally leaked personal information of over 1 lakh gamers, you should also be careful

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Razer accidentally leaked personal information of over 1 lakh gamers, you should also be careful

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Gaming Hardware vendor Razer has accidentally leaked personal information of more than one million gamers. A report has said that the details of the gamers were public for almost a month, which hackers could also take advantage of. The leaked data included gamers’ full name, email, phone number, internal ID, order number, order details, billing and shipping address.

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Security researchers Volodymyr Diachenko found that the customer’s data on Razor’s website became public on August 18 due to misuse of the server. In which records of orders made on the company’s digital store are present. In which personal information including email and mailing address, type of product ordered and customer phone number is present. It was a mistake that credit card details of customers were not available in this. Twitter account hacked of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website, corrected after investigation

After the discovery of this lapse, the security researchers contacted the company and informed about the misconfiguration. The gaming hardware manufacturer acknowledged in a statement the server malfunctions and said the data leaks potentially revealed personal information such as customers’ full names, phone numbers and shipping addresses. Razor says that no other sensitive data has been leaked.

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It is noteworthy that hackers can detect sensitive information of customers using leaked personal details. However, the company fixed the mess on 9 September. Razor has said that customers who have any questions about the leak can go to DPO@zerzer.com.

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