Database of 200 Million Records Stolen from Apollo in Data Breach

A massive database of 200 million contact records was stolen from Apollo following a data breach incident, a predictive prospecting and sales engagement startup.

The leaked information contained names, email addresses, company names, and various other business contact information such as media handles, phone numbers, and job titles.

Apollo's stolen database of records did not contain customer-sensitive information such as banking information, social security numbers, or passwords according to a statement made by a spokesperson.

“We have confirmed that the majority of exposed information came from our publicly gathered prospect database, which could include name, email address, company names, and other business contact information,” said an e-mail announcing customers about the security incident. 

“Some client-imported data was also accessed without authorization,” Apollo said without specifying the exact type of data they referred to according to the e-mail obtai... (read more)

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