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Around 26,000 customers affected by Debenhams Flowers data breach

Retailer Debenhams's Flowers website was hacked and up to 26,000 customers, personal data has been compromised.

The company used third party e-commerce portal,  Ecomnova. Leaked data contains payment details, names, and addresses.

 Debenhams has informed all its customers whose data has been compromised.  While, customers of  Debenhams.com, which is a separate website, have not been affected.

The company noticed the cyber attack for the first time on  24 February and then again on  11 April from then Debenhams Flowers website is offline.

Debenhams released a statement, "Our communication to affected customers includes detailing steps that we have taken and steps that those customers should take."

In an interview with BBC, a spokeswoman has said that they have sent emails to up to 26,000 customers and informed them about the cyber attack.

"As soon as we were informed that there had been a cyber-attack, we suspended the Debenhams Flowers website and commenced a full investigation," said Debenhams chief executive Sergio Bucher in a statement.

"We are very sorry that customers have been affected by this incident and we are doing everything we can to provide advice to affected customers and reduce their risk."

They have informed about the cyber attack to  Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). 
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