On Thursday Adidas made a statement in regards to an incident they detected on Tuesday June 26th. They had a breach of security which could have resulted in the data of millions of their customers falling into the hands of cyber criminals. That being said they claim that it was only usernames and encrypted passwords accessed and not credit card payment information. They are currently working with security firms and law enforcement to access the full scope of the incident.
Their statement goes as followed
adidas today announced that it is alerting certain consumers who purchased on adidas.com/US about a potential data security incident. On June 26, adidas became aware that an unauthorized party claims to have acquired limited data associated with certain adidas consumers.
adidas is committed to the privacy and security of its consumers’ personal data. adidas immediately began taking steps to determine the scope of the issue and to alert relevant consumers. adidas is working with leading data security firms and law enforcement authorities to investigate the issue. According to the preliminary investigation, the limited data includes contact information, usernames and encrypted passwords. adidas has no reason to believe that any credit card or fitness information of those consumers was impacted.
While adidas continues its thorough forensic review, adidas is alerting relevant consumers.