Warby Parker on Thursday disclosed that roughly 198,000 of its customers may have been affected by a credential stuffing attack targeting the eyeglass retail chain.
According to a company press release, an unknown cybercriminal actor has been attempting to access Warby Parker customer accounts by leveraging usernames and passwords that were previously stolen from other companies in unrelated breaches.
Only individuals who repeatedly use the same credentials across multiple accounts are vulnerable to this kind of attack, while those who create unique usernames and passwords each time are protected. For that reason, the company as a precaution contacted its potentially compromised customers and required them to change their passwords.
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