Customer Data Stolen In David Jones Hack

Customer Data Stolen In David Jones Hack

Department store chain David Jones has been informing customers of a large-scale data breach which saw hackers gain access to customer names, email and mailing addresses, and order details.

In a statement on David Jones’ website, the retailer stressed that no credit card details, financial information or passwords were accessed.

“On 25 September 2015, David Jones learned that a third party exploited a vulnerability in our website to extract limited information about some of our customers. David Jones does not store any credit card information or financial information on our website. There is no indication that the information has been misused in any way.”

The website unnamed hackers exploited a vulnerability in its IBM WebSphere-based website, a similar attack happened to Kmart Australia who use the same WebSphere technology.

David Jones said: “The vulnerability which was used to access the data has been shut down.  We are now working with cyber security experts and the Australian Federal Police to fully investigate this matter.”

Please login with linkedin to comment

Powerade Sorry

Latest News

AFR Remya Ramesh head of digital experience at Coles for BOSS Young Executive of the Year  Wednesday 16th June 2021 Photo by Eamon Gallagher
  • Media

AFR BOSS Names Winners Of 2021 Boss Young Executives Awards

In a year where ‘business as usual’ is anything but, AFR BOSS reveals six of Australia’s most inspirational and outstanding young leaders who excelled during the pandemic. The six have been crowned the 2021 BOSS Young Executives in the prestigious awards program, now in its 18th year. Run in conjunction with global leadership consulting firm […]

QMS Renews Contract With Manboom
  • Marketing

QMS Renews Contract With Manboom

On first inspection, B&T was hoping to bring you some manboobs news here. But as you'll see, it's a girdle-free read.

Marketing strategy on digital mobile platform - cross-device tracking programmatic advertising and multi targeting with laptop and mobile phone gadgets.
  • Technology

Index Exchange And MediaMath Join The Human Collective

HUMAN Security (formerly White Ops) today announced two new founding Human Collective members: Index Exchange and MediaMath. Together they participated in thought-provoking panel discussions during the recent IAB Tech Lab CTV & Video Advertising: Growing with Standards virtual event where they emphasized how important it is to work together in the fight against fraud on […]

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
SCA Appoints Cathrine McVeigh To Head Of Audio Production And Operations
  • Media

SCA Appoints Cathrine McVeigh To Head Of Audio Production And Operations

SCA has announced the appointment of Cathrine McVeigh to head of audio production and operations. She will be part of the content leadership team. In the newly created role, McVeigh will oversee the creation of SCA’s new audio production and content operations hub and lead a combined team across the country to deliver a rapidly […]