10 million customers affected by cyber attack

High-street clothing retailer JD Sports says it has been hit by a cyberattack that may have affected up to 10 million online customers.

Although the attack is believed to have occurred recently, the information potentially accessed by the hackers is more than two years old. Contains records of online transactions from November 2018 to October 2020.

According to the company, names, addresses, emails, phone numbers, order details and the last four digits of bank cards may have been stolen. Affected customers have been notified. The company advises customers to be vigilant against impersonation and spamming.

The affected JD Group brands are JD Sports, Size™, Millets, Blacks, Scotts and MilletSport.

JD Sports CFO Neil Greenhalgh said: report these.

“Following this incident, we continue to work with outside experts to conduct a complete cybersecurity review. Protecting customer data is an absolute priority for JD.”

In a press release, the company said:

“We have taken the expeditious steps necessary to investigate and respond to the incident, including working with leading cybersecurity experts.ICOs), If necessary.

“We are proactively reaching out to affected customers so they can advise them to be aware of the risk of fraud and phishing attacks, including any suspicious claims purporting to be from JD Sports or any of our group companies. or beware of unusual communications.

We’ve reached out to the JD Group for comment.

https://www.computing.co.uk/news/4066287/jd-sports-million-customers-affected-cyber-attack 10 million customers affected by cyber attack

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