Solana Foundation Suffers Security Incident Via Mailchimp: Report

Solana Foundation, the non-profit organization of the Solana anti-blockchain censorship network, has disclosed a security incident involving its email service provider Mailchimp. 

On Saturday, the foundation sent this message to users, Cointelegraph reports: “Based on the information we have received from Mailchimp, the affected information may have included, inter alia, email addresses, names, and Telegram usernames, in each case only to the extent users provided any such information. Mailchimp advised that the incident did not affect passwords or credit card information.”

The foundation, which is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, says its mission is to “help build the Solana protocol into the most censorship resistant network in the world. Specifically, the network is designed to provide everyone with “equal access to all information written to the blockchain ledger.”

According to Cointelegraph, Mailchimp notified the Solana Foundation last Thursday. 

The information accessed and exported included user's names and Telegram user names. 

Last month, cybersecurity firm CloudSERK charged that Mailchimp, Mailgun and SendGrid put over 54 million mobile app users at risk worldwide. 



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