Artsy Had a Data BreachArtsy’s CTO Daniel Doubrovkine sent out an email late on Wednesday informing users, “On February 11, 2019, we became aware that account information for some of our users was made available on the internet. We are still investigating the precise causes of the incident, and together with our engineering team, we are working with a leading cyber forensics firm to assist us.” What data was exposed? “While the investigation is ongoing, we believe that the compromised information includes some users’ first and last names, emails, IP addresses, and password hashes.” Artsy asks users to change their account password but re-assures us that, “We have no evidence that commercial or financial information was involved, and to date we have not received reports from Artsy users of actual or attempted fraud as a result of this incident.”
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