Samsung Data Breach Ensnares US Customer

A hacker infiltrated Samsung's US systems and stole customer information. 

Samsung sent an email warning to affected customers about the breach, which occurred in late July.

including "name, contact and demographic information, date of birth and product registration information

A hacker infiltrated Samsung's US systems and stole customer information. 

The affected information may vary for each relevant customer. We are aware of this to customers

Samsung insists that no Social Security numbers or credit card information was stolen

unclear how many customers were affected. But in an FAQ, Samsung says that

A hacker infiltrated Samsung's US systems and stole customer information. 

if you receive an email from the company about the breach, you're affected.

Samsung states that it collects personal information "to help provide the best possible experience with our products and services.

Samsung is now warning affected customers to beware of phishing emails that ask users for more personal information.