Adidas, German Sportswear Under Cyber Attack

Adidas, the German sportswear and equipment manufacturer was forced to take its website offline after facing a 'sophisticated and criminal' cyber assault. The company has revealed that it had no confirmations that its users' data had been violated, but said that the affected sites was being taken down in order to safeguard visitors. In addition, it has been revealed according to a recent statement by Adidas that the hacking incident was first spotted on November 3.
The company further stated that ever since the breaching activity was first tracked, the company has reinforced data security measures and has started relaunching the content of its websites. The statement released by the company stated, "Nothing is more important to us than the privacy and security of our consumers' personal data. "We appreciate your understanding and patience during this time", the statement further stressed.

The recent cyber assault is the latest to the chain of various high-profile attacks which took place in recent past are targeted websites of many high-profile organizations like Sega, and Nintendo. Assuring its users regarding no loss of personal information and other data, the German multinational stressed on the fact that the company values the privacy of its users beyond anything else and due to this very reason, the decision has been made to keep the site offline for a while. The recent cyber attack, which will soon be monitored by forensic experts, has narrowly follows a recent report by security officials wherein they claimed that nearly 29 chemicals companies have been targeted for a sequence of cyber-invasions less than a week ago.


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