Woolworths says 2.2m MyDeal customers’ data hacked

Ben Potter and Carrie LaFrenz report:

In the third major corporate security breach in as many weeks, Woolworths is scrambling to contact 2.2 million customers of its MyDeal online marketplace arm whose data has been accessed by an unauthorised user using “compromised” credentials, the supermarkets giant said on Friday evening.


Of the 2.2 million estimated to have been affected, 1.2 million have only had their email addresses exposed. The exposed data also includes names, phone numbers, delivery addresses and some customers’ birthdates.

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