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LivingSocial website outage continues into second day

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Online daily deals service LivingSocial suffered a website outage that extended into a second day on Wednesday, leaving its customers with no way to log in to the struggling site. "Throughout the night, our teams have been working nonstop to address the issue and attempt to ensure that it never happens again," the company said in a blog post. "We have isolated the technical issue and are pushing forward to have the site up and running again as soon as possible."

Online deals company LivingSocial says website hacked; data of 50M customers may be exposed

WASHINGTON - Online deals service LivingSocial says its website has been hacked, and the personal data of more than 50 million customers may have been affected. The company says it's advising all customers Friday evening to change their passwords and that it's contacting customers in most of the countries where it operates. In an email to customers, the company says customers' names, email addresses and dates of birth may have been exposed by the cyberattack. But it says the database that stores customer credit-card information was not affected.

LivingSocial cyber attack affects millions of customers

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - LivingSocial, the second-largest daily deal company behind Groupon Inc, said on Friday it was hit by a cyber attack that may have affected more than 50 million customers. The company said the attack on its computer systems resulted in unauthorized access to customer data, including names, email addresses, date of birth for some users and "encrypted" passwords.
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