ImagineX Group’s Brooks Brothers clothing store experiences data breach, member information potentially compromised

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18th June 2024 – (Hong Kong) The renowned fashion retailer Brooks Brothers, a subsidiary of the Lane Crawford sister company ImagineX Group, has notified its members of a data breach. On the 16th of June, the ImagineX Group’s systems were infiltrated by an unauthorized third party, potentially resulting in the unauthorised acquisition of personal information belonging to Brooks Brothers’ customers. The compromised data includes names, email addresses, phone numbers, birth months, genders, and nationalities.

Brooks Brothers contacted its members today to inform them about the security breach. The company emphasised that there is currently no evidence to suggest any misuse of the accessed data. In response to the incident, immediate measures have been taken to safeguard the systems from further attacks. Additionally, a professional cybersecurity firm has been engaged to conduct a thorough investigation into the matter. The incident has also been reported to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data and the local authorities.