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The recent hack at app-based investment platform Robinhood also impacted thousands of phone numbers, Motherboard has learned.
The news provides more clarity on the nature of the data breach. Originally, Robinhood said that the breach included the email addresses of 5 million customers, the full names of 2 million customers, and other data from a smaller group of users.
Motherboard obtained a copy of the stolen phone numbers from a source who presented themselves as a proxy for the hackers. The file includes around 4,400 phone numbers.
When asked if the numbers belonged to Robinhood customers, the company told Motherboard in a statement that “We’ve determined that several thousand entries in the list contain phone numbers, and the list also contains
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