Home Depot confirms worker data leak after miscreant dumps info online

April 8, 2024

Home Depot has confirmed that a third-party company accidentally exposed some of its employees’ personal details after a criminal copy-pasted the data online.

In a statement to The Register, Home Depot spokesperson Beth Marlowe said: “A third-party SaaS vendor inadvertently made public a small sample Home Depot associates’ names, work email addresses and User IDs during testing of their systems.”

Marlowe declined to say how many employees were affected, name the third-party vendor, nor answer our additional questions about the data theft. To us, it appears someone saw that sample on the public internet, grabbed it a copy, and leaked some or all of it on the dark web.

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