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SHEIN fined for 2018 breach

Updated on 2022-10-17: Shein owner fined for covering up data breach

Speaking of 2018… some 39 million customers should’ve been notified of a 2018 data breach involving their information from online fashion giant Shein, but weren’t, according to the New York attorney general’s office, which has fined the company $1.9 million as a result. Shein’s parent company Zoetop was breached in 2018 leading to the theft of login details of all of its customers. But New York’s AG says Zoetop lied and notified “only a fraction” of affected customers. And the BBC News has the story. Read more: Shein owner Zoetop fined $1.9m over data breach response


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Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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