Breach Could Affect 7,520 U.S. Customers
DATA LOSS—U.S.July 21, 2011
A server containing the personal information of approximately 7,520 Toshiba customers has been compromised by hackers. The company has said that e-mail addresses and passwords of 681 customers were stolen but that the server did not contain credit card or Social Security numbers, InfoSecurity reports. The group claiming responsibility for the incident has said that it also gained access to 12 administrators on Toshiba's Electronic Components and Semiconductors and Consumer Products units, the report states.