Some OANDA accounts compromised - futures io
futures io



Some OANDA accounts compromised


Discussion in Brokers

Updated
    1. trending_up 2,163 views
    2. thumb_up 5 thanks given
    3. group 0 followers
    1. forum 1 posts
    2. attach_file 0 attachments




Welcome to futures io: the largest futures trading community on the planet, with well over 125,000 members
  • Genuine reviews from real traders, not fake reviews from stealth vendors
  • Quality education from leading professional traders
  • We are a friendly, helpful, and positive community
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts
  • We are here to help, just let us know what you need
You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community.  It's free and simple.

-- Big Mike, Site Administrator

(If you already have an account, login at the top of the page)

 
Search this Thread
 

Some OANDA accounts compromised

(login for full post details)
  #1 (permalink)
 Big Mike 
Site Administrator
Swing Trader
Data Scientist & DevOps
Manta, Ecuador
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: Custom solution
Trading: Futures & Crypto
 
Big Mike's Avatar
 
Posts: 50,138 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 32,638 given, 98,942 received

Source: Several OANDA accounts got compromised | Forex Magnates


Quoting 
OANDA is writing to inform you of an incident affecting our client database that occurred between July 14 and 17, 2012. Specifically, on the evening of July 17, 2012, OANDA discovered that one of our employee usernames and passwords was hacked and used in an unauthorized manner that allowed an intruder to view the personal information of a limited number of accountholders in our customer database. Based on our investigation, we believe that this incident may have affected the security of some of the information associated with your OANDA fxTrade account. This information may include (if you provided such information to OANDA) your name, telephone number, address, e-mail address, date of birth, citizenship, employment information, net worth, account numbers and balance, social security number/tax identification number, passport or drivers license number, and financial account information, including the bank account number used to fund your fxTrade account and security question and answer associated with your fxTrade account. Copies of documents sent to OANDA, such as address confirmation or identification documentation, were NOT accessed.

Upon learning of this incident, OANDA promptly disabled the affected username to prevent further unauthorized access to our database. OANDA has also taken additional measures to increase security of our client database and has hired an external firm to audit these changes. Additionally, OANDA has notified the authorities of this incident and will assist with their investigation.

OANDA has identified and immediately rectified a breach involving unauthorized access to our client database that affected 0.2% of our total user population. We were the victim of a targeted hacking attack of an employee’s laptop and are working closely with authorities to identify the perpetrator.

We are in the process of notifying all affected customers and our customer service team is working directly with these clients to assist them. OANDA has also implemented additional security protocols to prevent such a breach from occurring again.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our customer service team by phone at 1 877-626-3239 or by email to [email protected].

Tony Savor, CTO

OANDA Corporation

Mike

We're here to help -- just ask

For the best trading education, watch our webinars
Searching for trading reviews? Review this list

Follow us on Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook

Support our community as an Elite Member:
https://futures.io/elite/

Visit other sites? Please spread the word about your experience with our community!
Follow me on Twitter Visit my futures io Trade Journal Started this thread Reply With Quote
The following 5 users say Thank You to Big Mike for this post:

Can you help answer these questions
from other members on futures io?
Can anyone help convert this pine script to EasyLanguage?
EasyLanguage Programming
Looking for combined bar type (UniRenko with HeikinAshi) NT8
NinjaTrader
NFP
TradeStation
How many bars have passed since daily high
ThinkOrSwim
Displaying Individual order entry bars for multiple Brac …
NinjaTrader
 
Best Threads (Most Thanked)
in the last 7 days on futures io
Spoo-nalysis ES e-mini futures S&P 500
51 thanks
Vinny E-Mini FREE LIVE TRADE ROOM
31 thanks
What helped you convince yourself to cut losses?
27 thanks
ZN_Requesting feedback_Chart type and learning books/res …
17 thanks
Gambling (with life)
16 thanks


futures io Trading Community Trading Reviews and Vendors Brokers > Some OANDA accounts compromised


Last Updated on July 22, 2012


Upcoming Webinars and Events
 

NinjaTrader Indicator Challenge!

Ongoing
     



Copyright © 2021 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, Ph: +507 833-9432 (Panama and Intl), +1 888-312-3001 (USA and Canada), info@futures.io
All information is for educational use only and is not investment advice.
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, stocks, options and foreign exchange products. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
no new posts