JD Sports breach of 10m customers' info, including payment card data

30/01/2023 | The Guardian

The retailer JD Sports has announced that the personal information of 10 million customers, including financial data, has been compromised in a cyber attack. The information accessed included names, billing and shipping addresses, phone numbers, order details and the last four digits of payment cards. The breach occurred between November 2018 and October 2020 and affected the company's JD, Size?, Millets, Blacks, Scotts and Millets Sport brands. In a statement, JD Sports CFO Neil Greenhalgh said, "We want to apologise to those customers who may have been affected by this incident... We are advising them to be vigilant about potential scam emails, calls and texts and providing details on how to report these."

JD Sports has notified the Information Commissioner's Office about the breach. 

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