Adidas announced today they have alerted millions of customers that their private data may now be in the hands of hackers, after a possible security breach on their US-based website. Preliminary investigations show the loss includes contact information, user names and passwords, however, the company does not believe any financial or credit card information of customers were impacted.
This breach comes just days after a phishing scam targeting World Cup enthusiasts, promised subscribers a "free" monthly subscription for Adidas shoes.
Adidas is currently contacting customers who may have been affected and working with law enforcement and data security experts to understand the scope of the issue. We'll continue to update this story as more information becomes available.