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18k Nissan Customers Affected by Data Breach at Third-Party Software Developer

January 18, 2023

The breach occurred after data provided by Nissan to the services provider was inadvertently exposed on the internet, the company notes in a notification letter sent to the impacted customers.

“The impacted third-party service provider provides software development services to Nissan. Nissan provided certain information to this service provider for processing during the testing of the software,” the car maker says.

According to Nissan, the services provider temporarily stored Nissan-provided data in a cloud-based public repository.

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