A third-party data breach that affected 1,977,486 individuals was linked to the discount store chain Dollar Tree following the hack of service provider Zeroed-In Technologies.
Discount retailer Dollar Tree runs the Dollar Tree and Family Dollar brands in 23,000 locations across the US and Canada. A security incident occurred between August 7 and August 8, 2023, according to a data breach notification that Dollar Tree’s service provider, Zeroed-In, shared with the Maine Attorney General.
Threat actors were able to obtain data comprising Dollar Tree and Family Dollar employees’ personal information during this cyberattack. Although the inquiry was able to establish that these systems had been accessed, it was unable to verify which precise read more Dollar Tree hit by third-party data breach impacting 2 million people.