Cake Box: Bakery Chain
Risk to Business: 1.661 = Severe
UK celebration cake chain Cake Box isn’t celebrating this week. The company has disclosed a data breach after threat actors hacked their website and obtained credit card numbers. According to the release, the breach occurred way back in April 2020 and they’re just informing consumers. Payment skimming malware is to blame. Experts suspect that this breach is the result of a Magecart attack.
Individual Risk 2.802 = Severe
When customers made purchases on the site while it was infected malicious scripts sent the first name and surname, email address, postal address, and payment card information including the three-digit CVV code to a remote server controlled by the attackers. This is an ancient breach in terms of the time it took for consumers to be informed, and the damage has definitely already been done.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: There is no excuse for waiting more than a year to inform customers that their data has been stolen, especially financial data like credit card numbers. This incident will shake consumer confidence in the brand.
Source: Bleeping Computer