Paddy energy is dealing with criticism for their slow response to a 2010 incident that is hacking. (Image: Kake Pugh/Flickr)
Across-the-pond sports betting operation Paddy Power is not any stranger to locating approaches to get its title in to the news. The irish bookmaker is willing to do just about anything to raise their public profile from controversial promotions to outrageous ads. But this week, Paddy Power found it self making headlines in a method that undoubtedly wasn’t intentional.
Paddy Power made the admission that nearly 650,000 customers had their individual information stolen in a website hack that took place way back this year. The bookmaker made the admission even while the company was preparing to inform certain customers of the event.
No Financial Information Stolen
The stolen information included basic individual informative data on each player: names, addresses, times of delivery, and the like. There were additionally the answers to the questions that are personal used to verify their identities. Critically, there clearly was no information that is financial as credit card numbers included in the stolen information.
‘We sincerely regret that this breach occurred so we apologise to people who have been inconvenienced as being a result,’ said Peter O’Donovan, handling director of Paddy energy’s online operations. ‘We take our responsibilities regarding consumer data exceedingly seriously and have condu Continue reading “Paddy Power Admits to 2010 Hack of Customer Data”