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Honda inadvertently exposed records of 26k owners (out of 976 million records in the database) after a system misconfiguration dating back to 10/21/19. -

The exposed information included personally identifiable information (PII) including name, email, phone, address, VIN, contract, and service information. Honda claims that financial information and credentials were not exposed; however the information that was released in the breach could be used for targeted phishing attacks.

The breach was discovered by an external cyberthreat security researcher on 12/11/19. -

Honda customer information was previously breached in 2018 (India) and an external hack in 2010 exposed email, name and VIN information for 2.2 million Honda and 2.7 million Acura owners.
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