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Click2mail Hacked – Hackers Starts Sending Spam Emails To Stolen Email Address of Users

Famous Email service provider Click2mail suffering from a massive data breach that leaked their customer sensitive personal information, and the attackers used the stolen email addresses to send spam emails.

October 4th, 2019, Click2Mail learned that their customer’s data were being used by unknown parties who have abused the customer’s email address to send the massive spam emails to Click2Mail customers.

Attackers may have been stolen Click2Mail customer personal information, including name, organization name, account mailing address, email address, and phone number.

Since Click2Mail does not store any credit card data, there is no financial data involvement with this breach.

The breach was initially reported by a former customer of Click2Mail to databreaches(.)net in which, he added the information about the suspicion that Click2Mail may have been hacked, sprung a leak, or shared their data with some firm that hadn’t protected it properly.

According to the Click2mail report via Databreaches(.)net, ” A professional cybersecurity firm has been retained to conduct a full forensic review and analysis of our IT systems and security protocols. Our goal is to assure that our systems are as secure as possible to protect your personal information and mailing data.  “

President and CEO of Click2Mail said ”  that slightly more than 200,000 registrants will be receiving notifications, which will be sent out in segments, not all at once. Garvey also explained that prior to receiving this site’s email inquiry, they had received an email from a helpful customer who had used a tagged email address and was getting spam.  “

Click2Mail advised all their users that don’t respond to any suspicious emails or click on any active links contained in messages sent by unknown senders.

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