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German sportswear giant PUMA announced a data breached

Exploit: Hacking

Puma: Sportswear Brand

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Risk to Business: 1.721 = Severe

Threat actors claim to have stolen data from German sportswear giant Puma. The cybercriminals announced the score in a post on a message board at the rising dark web marketplace Marketo claims to have about 1GB of data stolen from the company. Published samples contain the source code of internal management applications potentially linked to the company’s Product Management Portal.

Individual Impact: There has not yet been an announcement that employee, customer, or consumer personal or financial information was compromised in this incident but the investigation is ongoing.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Hackers are hungry for data to turn for a quick profit in the booming dark web data markets. Reports note there are more than 150 bids on this little cache already.

Source: Security Affairs