Tag: personal data breach

April 13, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

ESMA warns of imposter trying to steal personal data

Pan-Europe financial regulator The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced that it has been informed of an individual operating under the name “Edward Stewart”, using ESMA’s identity and logo. This individual is presenting himself as an employee of ESMA conducting investigations in order to steal personal data and convince the potential victims to transfer…

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November 30, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Paysafe: Data breaches affected 3.6 million NETELLER accounts, 4.2 million Skrill accounts

Paysafe Group Plc (LON:PAYS), formerly Optimal Payments, today provided an update regarding its investigation into alleged breaches of customers' data. The company said that third-parties have illegally obtained data related to limited account details from 3.6 million NETELLER accounts and basic personal details relating to 4.2 million Skrill accounts. Paysafe notes that less than 2%…

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October 29, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Optimal Payments investigates alleged breaches of customers' data

Cybersecurity issues keep affecting the work of financial services companies... Online payment services provider Optimal Payments Plc (LON:OPAY) has just announced that it is investigating possible breaches of customers' personal data. The investigation relates to media reports of a small amount of customers' personal data being in the public domain. It has been alleged that…

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