Data Breach Alert: 198 Million Records of Car Buyers Exposed


DealerLeads, a car buyer marketing database, had 198 million car buyer records exposed online. The exposed database included names, email addresses, phone numbers, street addresses, and financial information.

What This Means

When a site is breached, your personal information can be accessed by hackers and can be made publicly available on the internet. Any information of a person has a chance to be exposed, no matter how secure the site can be.

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data breachesBenjamin Buczek