USA – Macy’s is says a “highly sophisticated and targeted data incident.” occurred during one week in October where hackers were able to obtain personal information from customers.
The attackers who were sophisticated were able to get data from the website and now Macy’s is offering free consumer protection services for those they believe were affected.
“We are aware of a highly sophisticated and targeted data security incident related to macys.com that affected a small number of customers during a one-week period in October. Our security teams quickly engaged a leading forensic firm to remove the threat. Details of this incident were reported to federal law enforcement for investigation and to assist other websites in managing this threat. Affected customers have been notified and will receive additional information, including instructions on how to enroll in consumer protection services at no cost. Security and privacy remain our priority.”