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49 Million Dell Users Potentially Affected in Breach

Names, physical addresses and Dell hardware and order information may have been compromised.

Dell has warned of a data breach that may affect around 49 million users.

Data breach notifications were emailed this week, stating that a Dell portal containing customer information related to purchases was breached.

A Dell data breach notification shared with BleepingComputer stated: “We are currently investigating an incident involving a Dell portal, which contains a database with limited types of customer information related to purchases from Dell. We believe there is not a significant risk to our customers given the type of information involved."

Dell states that names, physical addresses and Dell hardware and order information including: service tag, item description, date of order, and related warranty information, were accessed by the threat actor during the breach.

However Dell said there was no financial or payment information, email addresses, or telephone numbers breached.

Dan Raywood Senior Editor SC Media UK

Dan Raywood is a seasoned B2B journalist with over 20 years of experience, specializing in cybersecurity for the past 15 years. He has extensively covered topics from Advanced Persistent Threats and nation-state hackers to major data breaches and regulatory changes. Outside work, Dan enjoys supporting Tottenham Hotspur, managing mischievous cats, and sampling craft beers.

Dan Raywood Senior Editor SC Media UK

Dan Raywood is a seasoned B2B journalist with over 20 years of experience, specializing in cybersecurity for the past 15 years. He has extensively covered topics from Advanced Persistent Threats and nation-state hackers to major data breaches and regulatory changes. Outside work, Dan enjoys supporting Tottenham Hotspur, managing mischievous cats, and sampling craft beers.

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