British Clothing Retailer Fat Face Discloses Data Breach

Data Breach Today

Employee and Customer Information Compromised in January Attack; ICO Investigating British clothing and accessories retailer Fat Face says it detected a data breach in January, which exposed personal information - including partial payment card numbers - for an unspecified number of customers and employees.

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Fat Face's 'Strictly Private' Data Breach Notification

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So Are We Supposed to Keep This Data Breach Notification Just Between Us Friends? What happens when an e-commerce retailer sends customers a data breach notification email with a subject line that reads "strictly private and confidential"?

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Retail giant Costco discloses data breach, payment card data exposed

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Costco Wholesale Corporation discloses a data breach, threat actors had access to customers’ payment card information. Retail giant Costco Wholesale Corporation notified its customers of a data breach that might have exposed their payment card information.

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T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Massive Data Breach

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On Sunday, Vice.com broke the news that someone was selling data on 100 million people, and that the data came from T-Mobile. A sales thread tied to the allegedly stolen T-Mobile customer data. In at least one case , retail store employees were complicit in the account takeovers.

Target Sues Insurer Over 2013 Data Breach Costs

Data Breach Today

Lawsuit Claims Insurer Owes Retailer for Coverage of Card Replacement Costs Target has filed a lawsuit against its long-time insurer, ACE American Insurance Co., in an attempt to recoup money it spent to replace payment cards as part of settlements over the retailer's massive 2013 data breach.

Retail giant Home Depot agrees to a $17.5 million settlement over 2014 data breach

Security Affairs

Retail giant Home Depot has agreed to a $17.5 million settlement in a multi-state investigation of the data breach that the company suffered in 2014. The US largest home improvement retailer giant Home Depot agrees to $17.5 million settlement over the 2014 data breach.

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Retailer Fat Face Pays $2 Million Ransom to Conti Gang

Data Breach Today

News Follows 'Private and Confidential' Breach Notification Fat Face Sent to Victims Left unsaid in Fat Face's "strictly private and confidential" data breach notification to affected customers this week was any indication that the fashion clothing retailer had paid a reported $2 million ransom to the Conti gang to unlock its systems.

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American retailer Guess discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Security Affairs

American clothing brand and retailer Guess discloses a data breach after the February ransomware attack and is notifying the affected customers. ” reads the breach notification letter sent to the impacted users and reported by BleepingComputer.

Clothing Retailer H&M Told to Wear $41 Million GDPR Fine

Data Breach Today

Employee Surveillance Violations Trigger Germany's Biggest Privacy Fine to Date Privacy regulators in Germany have slammed clothing retailer H&M with a $41 million fine for collecting and retaining private employee data in violation of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation.

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Neiman Marcus discloses data breach, payment card data exposed

Security Affairs

Luxury retail company Neiman Marcus Group has announced this week that it has suffered a data breach that impacted customer information. The security breach impacted 4.6 ” states the data breach notification. SecurityAffairs – hacking, Data breach ).

UScellular data breach: attackers ported customer phone numbers

Security Affairs

US wireless carrier UScellular discloses data breach, personal information of customers may have been exposed and their phone numbers ported. US wireless carrier UScellular discloses a data breach that exposed personal information of its customers.

UScellular discloses the second data breach in a year

Security Affairs

UScellular, one of the largest wireless carriers in the US, has disclosed a data breach after the hack suffered in December 2021. UScellular has disclosed a data breach after the attack that compromised the company’s billing system in December 2021.

Cosmolog Kozmetik Data Breach: Hundreds of Thousands of Customers impacted

Security Affairs

The securWizCase experts found a major breach that affected the popular online retailer Cosmolog Kozmetik. l, has found a major breach in popular online retailer Cosmolog Kozmetik’s database. Hundreds of thousands of users were compromised in the breach.

List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in June 2022 – 34.9 Million Records Breached

IT Governance

Welcome to our June 2022 review of data breaches and cyber attacks. Data breaches. They’ll review the breach, mitigate the damage and ensure that you are up and running again as soon as possible. Data breaches. Monthly Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks

Staples discloses data breach exposing customer order data

Security Affairs

Giant office retail company Staples disclosed a data breach, threat actors accessed some of its customers’ order data. The office retail giant sent out a data breach notification letter to the impacted customers, the incident took place around September 2.

List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in August 2022 – 97 Million Records Breached

IT Governance

Meanwhile, the bastion of password security, LastPass, announced that its systems had been breached – although the organisation is confident that customers’ details remain secure. Data breaches. announces security breach (unknown) The Country Club at Woodfield, Inc.

Magecart Hits Macy's: Retailer Discloses Data Breach

Dark Reading

The retail giant discovered malicious code designed to capture customer data planted on its payment page

Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks Quarterly Review: Q2 2022

IT Governance

Welcome to our second quarterly review of security incidents for 2022, in which we take a closer look at the information gathered in our monthly list of data breaches and cyber attacks. Monthly Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks

On Demand Webinar | For Retail : Preventing Application Fraud while Removing User Friction

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On Demand Webinar | For Retail : Preventing Application Fraud while Removing User Friction Watch this onDemand webinar which includes a focused retail case study on fighting fraud & user friction

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Acer suffers a second data breach in a week

Security Affairs

T ech giant Acer was hacked again in a few days, after the compromise of the servers in India, threat actors also breached some of its systems in Taiwan. The incident was disclosed after threat actors have advertised the sale of more than 60 GB of data on an underground cybercrime forum.

Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks Quarterly Review: Q1 2022

IT Governance

Welcome to our first quarterly review of security incidents for 2022, in which we take a closer look at the information gathered in our monthly list of data breaches and cyber attacks. Data breaches by sector. Monthly Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks

Magecart Spies Payment Cards From Retailer Vision Direct

Data Breach Today

Card-Sniffing JavaScript Posed as Google Analytics Script on Retailer's Sites Online contact lens retailer Vision Direct says it suffered a data breach that exposed customers' names and complete payment card details. Researchers say fake Google Analytics JavaScript designed to capture card details appears to have been planted by the prolific cybercrime gangs known as Magecart

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2022 – 49.8 million records breached

IT Governance

Welcome to our May 2022 review of data breaches and cyber attacks. Data breaches. They’ll review the breach, mitigate the damage and ensure that you are up and running again as soon as possible. Data breaches. Monthly Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2021 – 223.6 million records breached

IT Governance

In November, we discovered 81 publicly disclosed cyber security incidents, accounting for 223,615,390 breached records. Data breaches. They’ll review the breach, mitigate the damage and ensure that you are up and running again as soon as possible. Data breaches.

Hack of Japanese Retailer Exposes 460,000 Customer Accounts

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Fast Retailing Says Credential Stuffing Suspected Fast Retailing, the parent company of several of Japan's biggest retail clothing chains, is warning customers of an attack that exposed email addresses and partial credit card information of more than 460,000 of the company's customers.

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How data breaches are affecting the retail industry

IT Governance

Data breaches. What steps will the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) take to ensure organisations comply with the recently enforced GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)? How will customers, suppliers and partners react to organisations that suffer a breach? Only time will tell – and we may not have to wait long – but in the meantime, what is the impact of data breaches in the retail industry, and what needs to be done to mitigate them?

Data breaches and cyber attacks quarterly review: Q2 2021

IT Governance

Welcome to our second quarterly review of security incidents for 2021, in which we take a closer look at the information gathered in our monthly list of cyber attacks and data breaches. Meanwhile, we have again seen a comparatively low number of data breaches (75).

Luxottica data breach exposes info of LensCrafters and EyeMed patients

Security Affairs

A data breach suffered by Luxottica has exposed the personal and health information of patients of LensCrafters, Target Optical, and EyeMed. As a vertically integrated company, Luxottica designs, manufactures, distributes and retails its eyewear brands, including LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Apex by Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical, Eyemed vision care plan, and Glasses.com. SecurityAffairs – hacking, data breach).

Are Data Breaches the New Reality for Retail?

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As digital transformation takes hold, the retail industry is under siege from cyber criminals and nation states attempting to steal consumers’ personal information, credit card data and banking information. While retailers digitally transform their businesses to better serve the higher demands of their customers, they’re being challenged with safeguarding personal data to protect customers, partners and suppliers’ critical information. Data Breach

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in June 2021 – 9.8 million records breached

IT Governance

We found a comparatively low 9,780,931 breached records from publicly disclosed security incidents in June 2021. June’s figures bring the annual running total of security incidents to 729 and the total number of breached records to 3,947,030,094. Data breaches.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2020 – 586 million records breached

IT Governance

The majority of those came from a credential-stuffing attack targeting Spotify and a data leak at the messaging app GO SMS Pro, which you can learn more about below. Here is our complete list of November’s cyber attacks and data breaches. Data breaches.

SHEIN Data breach affected 6.42 million users

Security Affairs

Another fashion retailer suffered a data breach, the victim is SHEIN that announces the security breach affected 6.42 The retailer hired a forensic cybersecurity firm as well as an international law firm to investigate the security breach. The online fashion retailer announced a security breach last week, according to the firm the attackers carried out “a sophisticated criminal cyberattack on its computer network.”

Data breaches and cyber attacks quarterly review: Q3 2021

IT Governance

Welcome to our third quarterly review of security incidents for 2021, in which we take a closer look at the information gathered in our monthly list of cyber attacks and data breaches. Meanwhile, we have seen a resurgence in the number of publicly disclosed data breaches.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in June 2020 ­– 7 billion records breached

IT Governance

The first half of 2020 ended on a familiarly bad note, with 92 security incidents accounting for at least 7,021,195,399 breached records. As such, affected individuals should already have been aware that their data had been compromised and taken the necessary steps to mitigate the damage.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2021 – 116 million records breached

IT Governance

For the second month in a row, ransomware has dominated our list of data breaches and cyber attacks. That partially explains why May’s total of 115,861,330 breached records is comparatively low. Data breaches. Data breaches.

US-based children’s clothing maker Hanna Andersson discloses a data breach

Security Affairs

The US-based children’s clothing maker Hanna Andersson has disclosed a data breach that affected its customers. The US-based children’s clothing maker and online retailer Hanna Andersson discloses a data breach, attackers planted an e-skimmer on its e-commerce platform.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in December 2020 – 148 million records breached

IT Governance

We logged 134 security incidents in December, which accounted for 148,354,955 breached records. We’ll have a separate post looking at the year’s data breaches and cyber attacks in more detail, but in the meantime, you can find the full list of December’s incidents below.

Customers lose confidence – data breaches aren’t just about fines

IT Governance

A recent survey by Ping Identity shows that customers move away from brands that have suffered data breaches. Data breaches are now a common occurrence – big-name brands affected in 2018 include FIFA , British Airways , Vision Direct , Eurostar and Marriott. It is essential for organisations of all types and sizes to do their absolute best to reduce the risks of a data breach. Following a data breach, 78% of people would stop engaging with a brand online.

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Wawa Data Breach: Malware Stole Customer Payment Card Info

Threatpost

Breach data breach malware payment card theft point of sale pos retail breach Wawa Wawa breachWawa said that payment-processing system malware had potentially affected all 850 of its locations.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in April 2021 – 1 billion records breached

IT Governance

It was another busy month in the cyber security sector, as we discovered 143 incidents that resulted in 1,098,897,134 breached records. Ransomware was again one of the biggest contributors to that total, accounting for almost one in three data breaches. Data breaches.