Security Expert On Sweaty Betty’s eCommerce Data Breach

Experts commented below on Sweaty Betty’s data breach caused by cyber-criminals inserting malicious code into its eCommerce website to capture customer card details during the checkout process.


EXPERTS COMMENTS
Robert Prigge, CEO,  Jumio
December 05, 2019
The Sweaty Betty hack and other recent large-scale data breaches are accelerating the threat.
"With the holiday retail season in full swing, digital commerce companies can increasingly expect to be a target for account takeover and other e-skimming threats. The Sweaty Betty hack and other recent large-scale data breaches are accelerating the threat of a wide range of online and identity fraud. Increasingly, criminals have everything they need to commit fraud thanks to the personal informat ....
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James Carder, Chief Information Security Officer & Vice President,  LogRhythm Labs
December 05, 2019
This indicates that either an insider or an attacker had access to Sweaty Betty’s environment.
“Many companies within the retail industry have focused on innovating customer experience and delivering seamless services for their online users, yet investment in security strategies to reduce the vulnerability of cyber attacks are unfortunately not a focal point until after the fact. Sweaty Betty took immediate action and reported the incident quickly, yet the malicious code that the third p ....
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