PoS Vendor Lightspeed Suffers Data Breach

Eduard Kovacs reports:

Hackers breached the systems of Canada-based point-of-sale (PoS) software provider Lightspeed and managed to gain access to customer information.

Australian security expert Troy Hunt published a copy of the notification email sent by the company to customers. Lightspeed’s security services recently detected unauthorized access to systems storing information related to its Retail offering.

According to the company, the attackers accessed a central database containing information on sales, products and customers, including encrypted passwords, electronic signatures and API keys. While the database was accessed by hackers, Lightspeed said there was no evidence that information was actually taken or misused.

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