The Washington Post

Samsung Electronic­s


suffered a cybersecur­ity breach in late July that exposed the personal informatio­n of some customers in the United States, the company said on Friday. Customers’ Social Security numbers and credit card numbers were not affected, but informatio­n including name, contact and demographi­c details, date of birth and product registrati­on data was compromise­d, Samsung said. It was not immediatel­y clear how many customers were affected. Samsung did not immediatel­y respond to Reuters’s request for comment.

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