- According to the company's statement at the time of the hacks, the attacks were said to have affected only a "limited" number of clients..
- Despite the company's statement at the time blaming the attacks on the victims' personal email accounts being compromised, several victims told Bloomberg they found no evidence this happened.
- In addition, several victims said they'd already used two-factor authentication, something Robinhood was advising the individuals who'd been hacked to set up, Bloomberg said.
- A Robinhood spokesperson declined to comment on the Bloomberg report, only referring CoinDesk back to the company's earlier statement.
UPDATE: 20:30 UTC: Adds that some clients were already using two-factor authentication, several found no evidence of comprised personal email accounts.
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