Angling Direct breach cripples retailers

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Angling Direct breach cripples retailers

U.K.’s largest fishing retailer, Angling Direct, suffered a system breach on November 5 that led to their domain being redirected to Pornhub. The attackers took to the company’s social media platforms to launch a criminal campaign to steal sensitive information.

Apparently, the attackers got access to its Twitter accounts and other social media platforms, as the criminals managed to warn them, as well as their customers, of breaking the law in a November tweet. 7 from the Angling Direct feed.

First, the @ anglingdirect Twitter feed announced (falsely) that the fishery retailer has been sold to MindGeek, a subsidiary of Pornhub, adding that Angling Direct customers are entitled to free registration on the adult site.

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