Cyber attack hits S&R, membership info may have been exposed
MANILA, Philippines — S&R Membership Shopping on Wednesday said membership data limited to contact information, may have been exposed following a recent cyber attack.
“As part of our commitment to deliver the best possible member service, we would like to inform you that S&R recently became the target of a cyber-attack,” the management said in an advisory.
“Limited membership data, which are confined to contact information, may have been compromised. However, all our members’ credit card and other financial information are safe and secured, as these data are protected by encryption measures as required by regulation,” it added.
S&R said its team immediately implemented cybersecurity protocols which enabled the resumption of its system operations.
“Our business was not affected, and we continue to deliver a convenient and fulfilling member-customers shopping experience,” it added.
The management of S&R also condemned cyber attacks against private companies and assured it is treating the matter very seriously.
S&R has already reported the cyber attack to the National Privacy Commission.
“Rest assured that we are implementing measures to further reinforce the security of our IT system,” the management added.
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