News and Updates on Information Technology

United Kingdom – Fat Face

Exploit: Malware
Fat Face: Clothing Retailer

Risk to Small Business: 1.802 = Severe

Retail boutique Fat Face has disclosed that it experienced a data breach in January. According to the shop a third party accessed data, probably through malware, and obtained some employee and customer information. The incident is still under review.

Individual Risk: 1.802 = Severe

The organization says that some employee and customer information was exposed, including names, addresses, email addresses and the last four digits of credit card numbers, plus the expiration dates. Customers should be alert for fraud attempts.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Failure to keep sensitive data secure is even more costly when your industry or location means you’ll incur regulatory penalties on top of everything else.