StockX was hacked, exposing millions of customers’ data

Zack Whittaker reports:

It wasn’t “system updates” as it claimed. StockX was mopping up after a data breach, TechCrunch can confirm.

The fashion and sneaker trading platform pushed out a password reset email to its users on Thursday citing “system updates,” but left users confused and scrambling for answers. StockX told users that the email was legitimate and not a phishing email as some had suspected, but did not say what caused the alleged system update or why there was no prior warning.

A spokesperson eventually told TechCrunch that the company was “alerted to suspicious activity” on its site but declined to comment further.

But that wasn’t the whole truth.

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