Online Retailer Yandy Breached

45,000 Customers Affected by Cyber-Attack
Online Retailer Yandy Breached

Online lingerie retailer Yandy is notifying almost 45,000 customers about a cyber-attack that exposed payment card information.

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The company learned of the attack on Aug. 18. The intrusion paved the way for hackers to access customers' data that was submitted during the checkout process, according to a letter to the New Hampshire attorney general's office.

Information exposed in the breach includes names, addresses, credit card or debit card numbers, expiration dates, CVV numbers and e-mail addresses, Yandy says.

"We are unable to confirm any improper use of your personal information in connection with this incident," the company says in its notification letter.

Yandy says it has filed a complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center. And it's offering affected customers free credit monitoring services, a spokesperson told Information Security Media Group.

"Since discovering this issue we have worked diligently and expeditiously to ensure the safety of our customer information," the company says. As a result of the incident, Yandy says it's assessing and modifying its privacy and data security policies and procedures.


About the Author

Jeffrey Roman

Jeffrey Roman

News Writer, ISMG

Roman is the former News Writer for Information Security Media Group. Having worked for multiple publications at The College of New Jersey, including the College's newspaper "The Signal" and alumni magazine, Roman has experience in journalism, copy editing and communications.




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