Hackers Stole Data on 64,000 Tomorrowland Festival-Goers


The breach impacts attendees of the 2014 occasion.

Hackers have obtained information on 64,000 pageant attendees from the 2014 version of Tomorrowland. The widespread digital music pageant in Europe has taken place in Belgium since 2005 and noticed 400,000 music followers attend their newest occasion in July of this 12 months.

A spokesperson for Tomorrowland lately informed Flemish newspaper De Standaard, that the pageant was contacted by their ticketer Paylogic about uncommon exercise on an outdated system. Tomorrowland spokesperson Debby Wilmsen defined that cautious evaluation confirmed an previous database from Tomorrowland 2014 was involved. Wilmsen assured the paper that the server in query was instantly taken offline and the incident was reported to the suitable authorities. Tomorrowland has additionally reached out e mail to these impacted to tell them of the breach.

The breach has reportedly seemingly compromised the names, e mail addresses, age, postal codes and genders of the 64,000 attendees from the 2014 Tomorrowland pageant, which is produced by Creamfields. Wilmsen mentioned cost particulars, bodily addresses and passwords weren’t obtained by the hackers.

Paylogic informed De Standaard that it regrets the incident and guarantees to speculate extra within the safety of its programs. The ticketer additionally assured the paper that the 2014 Tomorrowland attendees have been the one clients impacted by this breach, not its different clients.

Tomorrowland has requested those that obtained emails concerning the hack to be vigilant of doable phishing assaults, particularly concerning ticket gross sales or promotions. The firm added that each one correspondence from the pageant comes from Tomorrowland.com and to not belief imposters with differing or comparable e mail accounts. Tickets for his or her occasion, Tomorrowland mentioned, can solely be discovered their web site or by means of their companions.

This article was initially printed by Amplify.