The financial technology company Revolut has begun notifying some of its customers that it was the target of a cyberattack that compromised their data. Revolut described the attack as highly targeted and stated that the attacker had limited access to customer information.
The company asserted that the attacker had no access to funds, card information, PINs, or passwords. The incident affected 0.16 percent of Revolut’s customers, who have been warned about the increased risk of fraud as a result of the breach. Revolut is headquartered in the United Kingdom, but holds a specialized banking license from Lithuania, where Revolut Bank UAB is also located.
The company has informed Lithuanian regulators that approximately 50,150 customers worldwide, including approximately 20,000 in Europe, were affected by the incident.