Thousands of fans' personal information stolen as group of hackers breach singer's website.
This article titled “Lady Gaga’s website hacked by SwagSec cyber attackers” was written by Sean Michaels, for guardian.co.uk on Monday 18th July 2011 09.53 UTC
Thousands of fans’ details have been stolen after Lady’s Gaga’s UK website was hacked by a group of cyber attackers.
SwagSec made off with names and email addresses, although the singer’s label claimed no financial data had been taken.
The hackers breached Lady Gaga’s server on 27 June, taking information from fans who created accounts on the site. “All those affected have been advised,” Universal Music said. “We take this very seriously and have put in place additional measures to protect personally identifiable information … There were no passwords or financial information taken.”