In December 2020, the UK power company People’s Energy suffered a data breach. The breach exposed almost 7GB of files containing 359k unique email addresses along with names, phones numbers, physical addresses and dates of birth. The incident also included People’s Energy staff email addresses and bcrypt password hashes (no customer passwords were exposed). The data was provided to HIBP by a source who requested it be attributed to email@example.com.
Accounts breached: 358822
Breached on: December 16, 2020
Exposed data: Dates of birth, Email addresses, Names, Passwords, Phone numbers, and Physical addresses
Added on: February 23, 2021