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Exploit: Supply chain exploit.
Risk to Small Business: High: A bad actor accessing names and card information can severely damage consumer trust in a brand.
Individual Risk: High: Individuals affected by this breach are at high risk of their credit card details being sold on the Dark Web.
Macy’s: Large department store chain.
Date Occurred/Discovered: April 26 – June, 2018
Date Disclosed: July, 2018
- Full name
- Phone number
- Email address
- Date of birth
- Debit/ credit card numbers
- Expiration dates
Customers Impacted: Unclear but the hacker operated undetected for almost 2 months.