Sumary of Personal data of 3.3 million US and Canadian Volkswagen customers stolen from vendor:
- Criminals made off with the personal information of more than 3.3 million Volkswagen and Audi customers in the US and Canada, the German carmaker has revealed..
- In a letter sent out to customers on Friday, Volkswagen, which also owns Audi, warned that an “unauthorized third party”.
- The data stolen included basic information like vehicle identification numbers (VINs) and model information, as well as customers’ driver license numbers, loan details, and in several cases, Social Security numbers and tax identification numbers..
- Also on rt.com Volkswagen expects global chip shortage to further hit output with no chance to recoup existing losses – reports Volkswagen said that it has contacted cybersecurity experts and law enforcement, and offered customers free identity theft insurance….