If you have ever registered an account with the official Magento marketplace to bought or sold any extension, plugin, or e-commerce website theme, you must change your password immediately.
Adobe—the company owning Magento e-commerce platform—today disclosed a new data breach incident that exposed account information of Magento marketplace users to an unknown group of hackers or individuals.
According to the company, the hacker exploited an undisclosed vulnerability in its marketplace website that allowed him to gain unauthorized third-party access to the database of registered users — both customers (buyers) as well as the developers (sellers).
The leaked database includes affected users’ names, email addresses, MageID, billing and shipping address information, and some limited commercial information.
While Adobe didn’t reveal or might don’t know when the Magento marketplace was compromised, the company did confirm that its security team discovered the breach last week on November 21.
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Besides this, the company also assured that the hackers were not able to compromise Magento’s core product and services, which suggests that themes…