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Cylance clarifies data breach details, except where the data came from

June 12, 2024

BlackBerry-owned cybersecurity shop Cylance says the data allegedly belonging to it and being sold on a crime forum doesn’t endanger customers, yet it won’t say where the information was stored originally.

Saying very little about where the data came from, Cylance says it is related to company marketing between 2015 and 2018, before BlackBerry bought it, and it came from an undisclosed “third-party platform.”

A BlackBerry spokesperson told The Register: “We are aware of a post on the ‘X’ platform reporting that a database for sale on the ‘Dark Web’ contains Cylance customer, partner, and employee names and email addresses along with marketing data.

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