Lush customers should check their credit card statements – more websites hacked

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Lush, the handmade cosmetics firm, has shut its Australian and New Zealand websites after hackers apparently gained access to online customers’ personal data.

In a statement posted on its website it “urgently” warns customers who have made online purchases to check with their banks to see if their credit card details have been abused.

It is less than a month since the firm had to issue a similar warning to its UK online customers.

LUSH WEBSITE PRIVACY BREACH
Our website has been the target of hackers

We are sorry to have to announce that the Lush Australian and New Zealand websites have been hacked. We have been alerted today to advise us that entry has been gained and customer personal data may have been obtained by the hackers.

We urgently advise customes who have placed an online order with Lush Australia and New Zealand to…

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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