Typeform Suffers Data Breach, hackers gained access to the company servers and downloaded users personal information. Typeform is a Barcelona-based company that specializes in building online forms, quizzes, and surveys.
The hack attack happened on June 27, 2018, attacker managed to download a backup file that contains customer sensitive data. The company managed to find the root cause of the issue and fixed the vulnerability in 30 minutes.
We’ve had a data breach. If you were affected, you will have received an email from us. Click here to learn more: https://t.co/dFVhn1nAht
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— Typeform (@typeform) June 29, 2018
What Data Stolen?
According to the company statement “hackers accessed data from the partial backup dated May 3rd, 2018, data collected from May 3rd, 2018 are safe.
If you are a victim of the data breach, then you will be notified with an email from Typeform recommending users to check out for potential phishing scams, or spam emails. If you don’t get an email from Typeform than you are safe.
We were notified this afternoon that Typeform, a company we’ve used to collect survey results in the past, suffered a data breach. No-one’s bank details have been affected, and your money and account are safe.https://t.co/egowoWDXLe
— Monzo (@monzo) June 29, 2018
According to Monzo, the Stolen data contains personal data of about 20,000 User’s that includes the following details.
What data not affected?
Payment info, password and the data collected since May 3rd are safe. “performing a full forensic investigation of the incident to be certain that this cannot happen again.” reads the company statement.
Typeform published a traditional statement “we’ve identified the vulnerability and implemented measures to prevent this type of attack.”