November 3, one of the major sports gear manufacturers websites were the target of sophisticated cyber-attacks, and although no data seems to have been stolen all sites affected were taken down to protect customers data. Adidas group stated that their sites adidas.com, reebok.com, miCoach.com, adidas-group.com and various local ecommerce shops were taken down until forensic investigations are completed – quite an impressive move by this major sports gear brand! Adidas has acted quickly and placed security before money, well done! According to the group no customer data was impacted by the attacks. May be, Cyber-crime has become an International sport!
At the time of writing, some sites were still down, check adidas.com and read the news item here: