Shoe Giant Adidas Is The Latest Cyber Attack Victim
08. November 2011
The cyber attack conducted by some of the top hackers in the world has continue to plague many companies around the world.
According to reports, shoe manufacturing giant Adidas is the latest company to suffer cyber attack from unidentified hackers. The nameless hackers reportedly hacked some of the top websites of Adidas including adidas.com, reebok.com, miCoach.com, and adidas-group.com.
The company said they are now conducting a deep investigation on the incident to determine and punish the brains behind the daring cyber attack on the company’s websites. Adidas said they have already strengthened their on-line security to protect their sites from further attacks from hackers.
“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 company said in a statement. It was learned that aside from Adidas the hackers had also victimized other well-known companies and government agencies around the world like Sony, Citibank and the Pentagon.
Adidas is a German sports apparel manufacturer and parent company of the Adidas Group, which consists of the Reebok sportswear company, TaylorMade-adidas golf company (including Ashworth), and Rockport. Besides sports footwear, the company also produces other products such as bags, shirts, watches, eyewear, and other sports and clothing-related goods.
Moreover, the company is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe and the second-biggest sportswear manufacturer in the world, with American rival Nike being the biggest.
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