Ubiquiti, the Networking giant alerts customers to change passwords after a security breach.
Data Breach — Ubiquiti
Ubiquiti manufactures and sells wireless data communication and wired products for enterprises and homes under multiple brand names.
Recently, it has sent out Email notification to its customers informing them of a recent Security Data Breach.
In an Email, “We recently became aware of unauthorized access to certain of our information technology systems hosted by a third party cloud provider.”
In addition, “We have no indication that there has been unauthorized activity with respect to any user’s account. “
A web portal — account.ui.com Ubiquiti makes available to customers who bought one of its products.
However, data exposed in those servers UI.com may include your name, email address, and the one-way encrypted password to your account.
Data breaches — including Home addresses and phone numbers, but only if users decided to configure this information into the portal.
As a result of this incident, Ubiquiti said that it had not seen any unauthorized access to customer accounts.
And asked their customers to change their account passwords and turn on two-factor authentication in Email.
But, some users looked at the emails as a phishing attempt, which then Ubiquiti tech support staffer confirmed on the company’s forums.