High quality digital storage manufacturer LaCie has suffered a data breach. The company says cybercriminals used a piece of malware to steal information on transactions made through the LaCie website.
According to an incident notification posted on the company’s website, the hackers could have obtained usernames, passwords, names, addresses, email addresses, credit and debit card numbers and card expiration dates.
A forensic investigation firm has been called in to analyze the breach. All individuals who made transactions on the LaCie website between March 27, 2013, and March 10, 2014 are impacted.
By Brian Krebs,
Computer hard drive maker LaCie has acknowledged that a hacker break-in at its online store exposed credit card numbers and contact information on customers for the better part of the past year. The disclosure comes almost a month after the breach was first disclosed by KrebsOnSecurity.
On Mar. 17, 2014, this blog published evidence showing that the Web storefront for French hardware giant LaCie (now owned by Seagate) had been compromised by a group of hackers that broke into dozens of online stores using security vulnerabilities in Adobe’s ColdFusion software. In response, Seagate said it had engaged third-party security firms and that its investigation was ongoing, but that it had found no indication that any customer data was compromised.
That ColdFusion can cause a lot of issues, unpatched...