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Western Digital Confirms Customer Data Stolen by Hackers in March Breach

May 8, 2023

Digital storage giant Western Digital confirmed that an “unauthorized third party” gained access to its systems and stole personal information belonging to the company’s online store customers.

“This information included customer names, billing and shipping addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers,” the San Jose-based company said in a disclosure last week.

“In addition, the database contained, in encrypted format, hashed and salted passwords and partial credit card numbers. We will communicate directly with impacted customers.”

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