JD Sports hacked: UK retail company apologises after data leak - up to 10 million customers could be affected

Watch more of our videos on Shots! 
and live on Freeview channel 276
Visit Shots! now
JD Sports has warned around 10 million customers could be affected by the breach

Sports clothing retailer JD Sports has announced up to 10 million customers could have been affected by a data breach. The company announced that the breach affects data related to online orders between November 2018 and October 2020.

The company believes that hackers could have personal information. This information could include email accounts and the last four digits of bank details.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

Orders placed for the JD, Size?, Millets, Blacks, Scotts and MilletSport brands are thought to have been affected. The company are advising customers to remain vigilant

Neil Greenhalgh, the JD Sports chief financial officer, said: “We want to apologise to those customers who may have been affected by this incident. We are advising them to be vigilant about potential scam emails, calls and texts and providing details on how to report these.”

Related topics:

Comment Guidelines

National World encourages reader discussion on our stories. User feedback, insights and back-and-forth exchanges add a rich layer of context to reporting. Please review our Community Guidelines before commenting.