LivingSocial Hacked: Cyber Attack Affects More Than 50 Million Customers


Online security is a topic of concern for customers.  How much security is there online with all of the different servers?  LivingSocial said its computer systems were hacked on Friday, which may have compromised the personal data of more than 50 million of its customers.  These cyber attacks are happening more and more each day.  How can shoppers online feel confident in entering their credit card information, if they can be exposed to identity theft.

While CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy assures “The security of your information is our priority. We always strive to ensure the security of our customer information, and we are redoubling efforts to prevent any issues in the future,”.  The company does not know how the server was hacked .  LivingSocial said it was actively working with law enforcement to investigate the cyber attack. 

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