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Sportswear Chain JD Sports Faces Cyberattack Leading To 10 million Customer Data at Risk

Sportswear Chain JD Sports Faces Cyberattack Leading To 10 million Customer Data at Risk

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The personal data of customers of JD Sports who purchased anything online from this sportswear chain, over the periods of two years, are at risk after the company was hit by a cyber-attack. This cyber incident led 10 million of the customer’s data exposed to hackers. The data breach includes, name, delivery address, billing address, email, phone number, last four digits of payment cards and other details of these customers who shopped online from November 2018 to October 2020 from any of these organization’s brands such as JD, Size?, Millets, Blacks, Scotts and MilletSport. In a statement JD Sports assured that the data affected was "limited" in scope and that no website user account passwords had been compromised. They claim that the...
PayPal Confirms Data Breach In a Massive Stuffing Attack

PayPal Confirms Data Breach In a Massive Stuffing Attack

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According to the PayPal notification of the security incident, an unauthorized party tried to access nearly 35, 000 PayPal user accounts. PayPal’s servers were not hacked; in fact, the reason for hacking was a ‘credential stuffing attack’ meaning that the attackers used a list of stolen usernames and passwords to try and gain access to these accounts, and were successful in accessing some of them. This took place from December 6 to December 8, 2022. PayPal detected and mitigated it at moment. An internal investigation was launched to determine how the hackers gained access to the accounts. Within two days, the hackers had access to account holders' full names, dates of birth, mailing addresses, individual tax identification numbers, and social security numbers. As of December...