Funky Pigeon shuts down website and suspends orders after cyberattack

Online card store Funky Pigeon has shut down its website and stopped taking orders due to a cyberattack.

The retailer, which is owned by WH Smith, writes to all of its customers for the past 12 months notifying them of the hack.


Funky Pigeon’s website says it can’t accept orders at this time

It studies whether personal data, including names, addresses, e-mail addresses and personalized card designs, have been viewed.

But he said no payment information is at risk and customer account passwords were not affected.

Funky Pigeon said it took its systems offline “as a precaution”, meaning it cannot accept any new orders.

The store notified regulators and law enforcement authorities of the violation.

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He also said he would continue to review and update his protocols based on what he learns from the incident.

“We would like to sincerely apologize to our customers for any concern or disruption this may cause, and reassure them that our teams are working around the clock to investigate and resolve this incident,” the company added.

“As our investigation progresses, we will provide further updates to customers and other affected parties as needed.”

It comes two weeks after retailer The Works was forced to close some of its stores and halt deliveries of stock to its stores following a cyberattack.

Is my personal data at risk due to the Funky Pigeon cyberattack?

Funky Pigeon said it writes to everyone who has used its website in the past 12 months.

But he sought to reassure customers that their financial data, such as their bank account information, is not at risk.

“All of this data is securely processed through accredited third parties and is securely encrypted,” said its owner, WH Smith.

He also said he did not believe the hackers had gained access to customer account passwords.

The retailer is still investigating whether other information was affected by the attack.

This may include addresses, email addresses, names and any personalized message or card design you have created on the site.

You should look for an email from Funky Pigeon to let you know if there are any precautions you need to take to protect your data.

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