Scottrade Breach Affects 4.6 Million Customers


October 5, 2015

Discount brokerage firm Scottrade began firing off emails late last week, warning customers that as a result of a breach, their names and street addresses may have been stolen from its system.

Scottrade’s statement on the incident, published on its site last Thursday doesn’t exactly rule out that more sensitive information, such as users’ Social Security numbers, weren’t also stolen. In total the contact information on 4.6 million Scottrade users appears to have been accessed, the firm claims.

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