The biggest offline wallet for cryptocurrencies Ledger tweeted that in the last breach on June 17th more than 1 million contact details of marketing and customers were leached but their funds were safe.
The company emailed clients to make sure that their funds are safe.
A researcher participating in our bounty program made us aware of a potential data breach in our marketing database.
We immediately investigated and fixed it.
Your payment information and crypto funds are safe.
More details: https://t.co/dpnI2tdfmO
— Ledger (@Ledger) July 29, 2020
Company also wrote :
“Your funds are safe and have not been compromised. You are the only in control of your crypto.”
“We know that this database comprises approximately 1 million email addresses that could have been leaked and that 9,500 more detailed personal information leaked as well such as first name, last name, phone number and postal address and products purchased [sic]. More detailed personal information could have been exposed.”
Pascal Gauthier, Ledger’s CEO said he is in contact with the French Authorities to find how this data was leaked and breached
“We are extremely regretful for this incident. We take privacy very seriously, and we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this matter may cause you.”
The reason why this announcement was delayed was that the company wanted to gather all data and investigate the total damage it was done.