Hetzner (South Africa) - security incident
Just received this via an email, don't think it is in any way related to Hetzner DE:
Good day, Security incident - here’s what you need to know As a previous Hetzner customer with an inactive account, we’d like to inform you of a security incident involving your Hetzner account information. If you would prefer that we remove your personal data from our system, please respond to this email. What you need to know: Over the past year, we have significantly increased our measures to harden our systems against possible attack. This includes regular penetration testing and a comprehensive audit by independent cyber security specialists, with a dedicated team always working to strengthen our systems and the security of your data. On Friday, 5 October, our technical team uncovered suspicious activity on our database. We acted swiftly, working around the clock, to patch the vulnerability from further coordinated attacks. Data that may have been exposed: Name and email address Phone number(s) Address details Debit Order bank account details such as your bank account number. Identity number VAT number Data that was NOT exposed: Credit card details - this information is not stored on any of our systems Passwords and login credentials Website and email content What you should do: There is no action to be taken on your side. However as always, we do recommend that you remain extremely vigilant to avoid phishing scams.
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