Facial-recognition company Clearview AI which contracts with powerful law-enforcement agencies has reported that an intruder stole its entire client list, according to a notification it sent to its customers. In the notification Clearview AI disclosed to its customers that an intruder “gained unauthorized access” to its list of customers, to the number of user accounts those customers had set up, and to the number of searches its customers have conducted. The notification said the company’s servers were not breached and that there was “no compromise of Clearview’s systems or network.” The company also said it fixed the vulnerability and that the intruder did not obtain any law-enforcement agencies’ search histories.
Scoop: Facial recognition company Clearview AI has told its law enforcement that an intruder stole its entire customer lists. Reported customers include FBI, DHS, and hundreds of other law enforcement agencies https://t.co/0LubBiXfDX
— Betsy Woodruff Swan (@woodruffbets) February 26, 2020
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