Hackers Stole Over 1.8 Million People Credit Card Data From Sports Gear Sites

Four well-renowned affiliated online sports gear websites have recently unveiled and reported a massive cyberattack. In this cyberattack, the hackers have compromised and stolen more than 1.8 million people’s credit card information.

A law firm representing these four sports gear websites has disclosed that on October 1st, 2021 a data breach took place in which the hackers have compromised personal information and credit card information; for now, the firm concluded with this much detail only.

Affected websites

The four affiliated online sports gear websites that are compromised by the hackers are:-

Running Warehouse LLC

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity website: runningwarehouse.com
  • Street Address: 1295 Bluegrass Lakes Parkway
  • City: Alpharetta
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Georgia
  • Zip Code: 30004
  • Deals in: Running apparel
  • Breach: External system breach (hacking)
  • Date(s) Breach Occurred: 10/01/2021
  • Date Breach Discovered: 11/29/2021

Tennis Warehouse LCC

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity website: tennis-warehouse.com
  • Street Address: 1295 Bluegrass Lakes Parkway
  • City: Alpharetta
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Georgia
  • Zip Code: 30004
  • Deals in: Tennis apparel
  • Breach: External system breach (hacking)
  • Date(s) Breach Occurred: 10/01/2021
  • Date Breach Discovered: 11/29/2021

Skate Warehouse LLC 

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity website: skatewarehouse.com
  • Street Address: 1295 Bluegrass Lakes Parkway
  • City: Alpharetta
  • State, or Country if outside the US: GA
  • Zip Code: 30004
  • Deals in: Skateboards and skating apparel
  • Breach: External system breach (hacking)
  • Date(s) Breach Occurred: 10/01/2021
  • Date Breach Discovered: 11/29/2021

Tackle Warehouse LLC

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity website: tacklewarehouse.com
  • Street Address: 1295 Bluegrass Lakes Parkway
  • City: Alpharetta
  • State, or Country if outside the US: GA
  • Zip Code: 30004
  • Deals in: Fishing gear
  • Breach: External system breach (hacking)
  • Date(s) Breach Occurred: 10/01/2021
  • Date Breach Discovered: 11/29/2021

Data compromised

In this event, the threat actors have stolen more than 1.8 million people credit cards data which includes the following type of data:-

  • Full name
  • Financial account number
  • Credit card number
  • Debit card number
  • Website account password
  • Credit card CVV number
  • Debit card CVV number

On 15th October these sites realized that they have been compromised, and on 29th November they notified their customers about this data breach in which the hackers have stolen over 1.8 million credit cards data. Finally, on 16th December they informed and sent security notices to all the affected individuals.

Here’s what Tackle’s notification states:-

“Upon becoming aware of the incident, Tackle Warehouse took the measures referenced above. We also reported the incident to the payment card brands in an attempt to prevent fraudulent activity on the affected accounts. However, we have reported this incident to law enforcement and have worked closely with the digital forensics and security firms to enhance the security of our sites to facilitate safe and secure transactions.”

Recommendation

From these four compromised websites, if you have made any transaction for purchasing anything then you should keep track of all the following things:-

  • Incoming communications with vigilance.
  • Monitor your bank account.
  • Credit card statements.
  • immediately report any suspicious transactions.

Apart from this, the compromised data is extremely sensitive but, at this moment, the portals have didn’t provided any identity protection service to all their affected customers.

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