Reply to post: Was the breach earlier thasn August?

Shut the front door: Jewson 'fesses up to data breach

AlCro

Was the breach earlier thasn August?

In late June, we were having a new shower fitted in our bathroom. Our plumber referred us to the Graham's Plumber Merchants web site (Also part of the same group as Jewson - owned by the French company Saint Gobain) . Unfortunately, the website was unavailble (as were many of the St Gobain group including that of Jewson, Graham's and British Gypsum) and our plumber later said that the Graham's web site was undergoing a cyber attack and even he could not access his online account.

With all these web sites suffering outages at the same time, it makes you wonder what caused this, and whether it is related to this more recent admission of a breach and possible loss of customer's data?

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