iDealwine is a wine distributor based out of Colombes, Ile-de-France, France. The company specializes in selling and auctioning fine wines across the globe.
The breach was an attack on the company’s website, resulting in the theft of specific client information. The stolen data included names, postal and email addresses, and the victims’ phone numbers.
iDealwine has not yet disclosed the method of the breach. The breach may very well have been a ransomware attack, according to Help Net Security. The iDealwine website has been offline since the breach, with no indication of when it will again be online.
This breach occurred on October 15th, 2022.
The breach can impact any of the company’s website users. The affected users are now at high risk for phishing attacks and phone scams, and iDealwine advises victims to beware of any suspicious emails or phone calls. “Do not open emails or attachments if you have any doubts about their source, and do not click on any links you are unsure of. Please contact us if you have any doubts or questions, our team is fully mobilised to assist you.“
iDealwine has not alerted the press or the public to how many people were affected by the breach. If you feel the breach may have victimized you, there are steps to ensure your future safety.