News and Updates on Information Technology

Spreadshop was the victim of a malicious cyber-attack.

Exploit: Hacking

Spreadshop: Shopping Platform

cybersecurity news represented by agauge showing severe risk

Risk to Business: 1.919 = Severe

German merchandise platform Spreadshop has disclosed that on July 8th, 2021, it was the victim of a malicious cyberattack. The company confirmed that personal user data, including bank account details, were compromised. The platform is the commerce arm of a web of businesses that also includes Spreadshirt and TeamShirts.

cybersecurity news represented by agauge showing severe risk

Individual Risk: 2.271 = Severe

According to a statement from Spreadshop, the compromised data includes address and contractual data belonging to customers, partners, employees and external suppliers. Also affected are the payment details of a small number of customers who made payments to Spreadshirt, Spreadshop, or TeamShirts via bank transfer or who have received a refund via bank transfer.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: If client data was impacted, GDPR carries stiff penalties for customer data loss and those continue to climb.

Source: Privacy Sharks