Dell, the U.S based computer hardware company is investigating an incident that cited a detection of unauthorized intrusion, on November 9th, which has attempted to extract Dell.com customer information from its systems.
In a press release Dell spokesperson said, “our investigations found no conclusive evidence that any (information) was extracted”. Customer names, email addresses and hashword passwords are the main concern. It is not known how many accounts were affected by the security breach. Dell has initiated a reset password alert to customers.
Regular services of Dell have not been disrupted, and other sensitive customer details such as payment cards were not targeted by the hackers.
Legal forensic experts alongside law enforcement professionals are probing deeper into the matter and customers are advised to review all financial accounts and statements stored in the Dell.com system.