Data breach suffered due to website being compromised by malicious scripts designed to steal customer's payment information

Synopsis

Described at the time as "a game-changing Magecart attack", in November 2019, the retail company disclosed a data breach affecting a small number of customers who had their data stolen from its website during a one-week period in October.

The company discovered the breach in October and notified the affected customers a little over a month later and offered them consumer-protection services.

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Courtenay Brammar

Experienced global enterprise risk and governance professional. Previously Vice President at Morgan Stanley, Deloitte Risk Advisory practitioner and PRMIA steering committee member in both London and New York.

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  • Macy's
  • Macy's Inc.

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