Gary Vaynerchuk’s ‘Wine Library’ Hacked

Alexia Tsotsis reports:

Earlier today patrons of Wine Library received an email informing them that the credit card information they had used to sign up to the WineLibrary.com site may have been compromised in a data breach. The site is the hub of NYT Best Selling Author Gary Vaynerchuk’s family business, made famous by his popular and now retired television show Wine Library.tv.

While the email doesn’t reveal how many accounts were impacted, the site likely has hundreds of thousands of users.

The company reveals that it started investigating a possible breach in October when they received initial customer complaints, complaints which increased towards the beginning of November. The company removed all credit card data from its site on November 11th and last week confirmed that an IP address originating in China was used in the attacks.

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