There are many ways that your data can be stolen. The simplest way is by someone stealing your phone or computer, but this isn’t the only way. Thieves can also gain access to your information by breaking into email accounts, hacking websites, and more.
Nearly 70 TB of data was stolen from Parler‘s servers; the attack also stole user credentials, allowing fraudsters to access user accounts and all uploaded videos.
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Parler’s data breach is just the latest in a string of incidents that have put community service providers in the spotlight. In April, YMCA of Greater Chicago disclosed that it suffered a malware attack on its network and personal information was compromised.
Parler is a community service provider, but they were just the victim of data theft. The hackers stole information from Parler’s online databases through stolen credentials, which resulted in an undisclosed amount of data being compromised. This included names, social security numbers, credit card numbers, and driver’s license numbers.