HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — Amoeba Music announced Tuesday its website was “the victim of a hacking attack” which resulted in some customer data being exposed.
In an online statement, the company said, “On June 28, Amoeba.com was the victim of a hacking attack. As a result, our website has been offline while we have been working hard to rebuild the site and take steps to ensure that this does not happen again.”READ MORE: Child, 18 Months, Killed in North Hills Crash
While no credit card data was exposed or accessed in the attack, some information, including shipping/billing addresses and email addresses, was compromised, Amoeba said.
The company also mentioned while all passwords were encrypted, customers are recommended to change their password as an extra precaution.READ MORE: UCLA Ranked No. 2 In College Basketball
Amoeba said it has hired a third-party firm to investigate this hack, moved servers to a new location, and increased their systems’ security.
All Amoeba.com accounts have been disabled and people are asked to create a new username and password.MORE NEWS: Parents Keep Students Home To Protest Newsom's State-Wide Vaccine Mandate For All Schoolchildren
Customers with an online gift code or credit balance are told to email email@example.com with the purchaser’s name, purchaser’s email, and credit amount and we can help restore your online credit.