Gentlemen, we are sure most you might not know who is Sephora. Sephora is a Paris-based French brand which sells cosmetics, skincare products, and beauty products. This article is especially for the ladies out there. Two weeks ago Sephora discovers a data breach which affects its customers from Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philipines, Singapore and Thailand. Now we are hearing from Sephora Malaysia that its Malaysia customers are also affected by the data breach.
So ladies, if you have signed up an online account in Sephora Malaysia website, your personal information might be compromised. According to a statement from Sephora, personal details such as First and Last Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Email Address, Encrypted Password and your “Beauty Preference” have been compromised. The good news is the Paris-based French brand confirms none of its customer’s credit card details has been compromised. None of this information is being misused.
Sephora is reaching to all of its customers and notify them personally regarding the data breach. It is advising its customers to change their passwords immediately. Other than that, Sephora also promises to provide its customers with a personal data monitoring service for free from Golbalidworks.com.
In conclusion, our advice to the ladies, if you have registered an account with Sephora, make sure you change your passwords immediately.