Ledger and Trezor Respond to Shopify Exploit Hacker Rumor

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In Brief
  • A hacker claims to have acquired the databases for Ledger, Trezor and others through a Shopify exploit.

  • However, Ledger has found that the so-called 'hacked' database does not match the one they actually have.

  • The matter is still under investigation.

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One Ethereum forum hacker is claiming to have the databases for Trezor and Ledger plus other precious information. The databases are said to be obtained through a Shopify exploit. The hacker also claims to have the full SQL database for BankToTheFuture. They’re currently up for sale, but it may all be a ruse.

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The story was first reported by Under the Breach (@underthebreach), a data breach monitoring service.

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It’s currently unclear how old these breaches are, but it may turn out to be a publicity stunt. According a follow-up on the matter by Ledger, the hard wallet provider claims the allegedly hacked database “so far doesn’t match our real [database].” It is possible the hacker is lying entirely.

Ledger will be continuing its investigations on the matter to confirm.

Trezor tweeted the following:

 

Source: Twitter 

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Raised in the U.S, Lucian graduated with a BA in economic history. An accomplished freelance journalist, he specializes in writing about the cryptocurrency space and the digital '4th industrial revolution' we find ourselves in.

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