Ledger and Trezor Respond to Shopify Exploit Hacker Rumor

24 May 2020, 17:14 GMT+0000
Updated by Kyle Baird
29 May 2020, 10:46 GMT+0000
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. The story was first reported by Under the Breach (@underthebreach), a data breach monitoring service. 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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