Adidas is the latest retailer to get hit with a data breach: the athletic apparel firm said it's alerting some customers that their data may have been exposed due to a newly discovered hack of its US website.
"On June 26, Adidas became aware that an unauthorized party claims to have acquired limited data associated with certain Adidas consumers," the company said in a statement on its website. Customer contact information, usernames, and encrypted passwords were exposed in the data breach.
According to some press reports, an Adidas spokesperson said the attack could have affected "millions" of customers. Adidas did not elaborate on the number of victims in its statement.
"Adidas has no reason to believe that any credit card or fitness information of those consumers was impacted," the company said, and it's currently working with security firms and law enforcement in an investigation into the attack.
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