Magecart Hits Macy's: Retailer Discloses Data Breach
Macy's has confirmed a data breach following the discovery of Magecart malware on its checkout page and wallet page, which is accessed through My Account, the retailer reports.
In a letter to customers, the retailer says it was alerted to a "suspicious connection" between Macy's and another website on October 15. An investigation determined malicious code was added to two macys.com web pages on October 7. The code was "highly specific" and only allowed a third party to capture data submitted by customers on the wallet page and checkout page if credit card data was entered and "place order" was clicked. Its teams removed the code on October 15.
During the week that the malicious code was live, Macy's reports cybercriminals may have potentially accessed customer data including first name, last name, address, city, state, ZIP code, phone number, email address, and their payment card's full number, security code, and month and year of expiration if this data was typed into either of the affected web pages.