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Mailchimp Reports January Security Breach

Mailchimp has identified a bad actor accessing one of its tools. The company says only 133 Mailchimp accounts were affected. There is “no evidence that this compromise affected Intuit systems or customer data,” the company says. The email provider apologized for the episode.


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by Ray Schultz. The Mailchimp Security team has identified a bad actor accessing one of its tools, according to an announcement updated by Mailchimp on Tuesday. The unauthorized actor “conducted a social engineering attack on Mailchimp employees and contractors, and obtained access to select Mailchimp accounts using employee credentials compromised in that attack. The incursion was discovered on January 11. But the company says only 133 Mailchimp accounts were affected, and there is “no evidence that this compromise affected Intuit systems or customer data beyond these Mailchimp accounts.” The email provider continues, “After we identified evidence of an unauthorized actor


Mailchimp Reports January Security Breach was originally published on MediaPost.com: email

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Richelo "Rich" Killian has over 30 years of experience in the information technology field, and more than 15 years of experience in email deliverability and marketing.
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