Britain largest energy provider have informed about 2,200 of its customers that their email addresses and account passwords were posted online.
British Gas has about 14.7 million customer accounts ,an email sent to affected customers states: “I can assure you there has been no breach of our secure data storage systems, so none of your payment data, such as bank account or credit card details, have been at risk, ,reported the BBC.
Part of sent email to effected customers ;
As you’d expect, we encrypt and store this information securely.
From our investigations, we are confident that the information which appeared online did not come from British Gas.
British Gas advised effected user to reset the passwords via the company’s website.