Adidas’ data breach exposes millions of customers

Adidas is warning customers of its US website that it has experienced a suspected data breach. The company first became aware of the incident on June 26, 2018, and reports suggest that millions of its customers’ personal details may have been compromised. An investigation found that the data breach included encrypted passwords, usernames, and contact information.

An Adidas spokesperson said that the company is currently contacting consumers who may have been affected. Adidas does not believe that any credit card or health and fitness information was compromised.

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