Aussie Woolworths Online Unit, MyDeal, Suffers Data Breach

October 17, 2022

INCIDENT

Australia’s Woolworths Group Ltd’s majority-owned online retailer MyDeal said a “compromised user credential” ended up exploited Friday to access its systems that left 2.2 million users exposed.
MyDeal’s exposed customer data includes names, email addresses, phone numbers, delivery addresses, and in some instances date of birth of the customers, the Sydney-based retailer said in an advisory.
It further clarified that MyDeal’s website and application were not impacted, and none of the other platforms of Woolworths group were compromised.

Incident Date

October 14, 2022

Location

Australia

Estimated Cost

Unknown at this time.

Victims

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified

Industries

Other

Impacts

IT