HubSpot investigating customer account hacks

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(Reuters) -Software firm HubSpot said on Friday it is investigating a cybersecurity incident that targeted its customers.

"On June 22, we identified a security incident that involved bad actors targeting a limited number of HubSpot customers and attempting to gain unauthorized access to their accounts," a HubSpot spokesperson told Reuters in an emailed statement.

The company said the hackers were able to gain unauthorized access to less than 50 HubSpot accounts and there were no new instances of a hack in the last 24 hours as of 1600 ET on Friday.

HubSpot is taking steps to protect its customers and their data, it added.

The news was first reported by TechCrunch.

HubSpot makes marketing software for small and medium-sized businesses, and specializes in customer relationship management.

(Reporting by Priyanka.G in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri)