Sally Beauty confirms data breach

Source: Sally Beauty

Sally Beauty is updating its customers today on its ongoing investigation of unusual payment card activity and on efforts to provide support to any customers who may have been affected by the incident.

“We believe it is in the best interests of our customers to alert them that we now have sufficient evidence to confirm that an illegal intrusion into our payment card systems has indeed occurred. However, we will not speculate on the scope of the intrusion as our forensics investigation is still underway,” said Chris Brickman, President and CEO. “We are working diligently to address the issue and to care for any customers who may have been affected by the incident.”

“Our customers are our top priority and we regret any frustration or inconvenience this illegal breach may cause them. I want to thank them for their patience and support as we continue to work hard to correct this issue,” said Mr. Brickman.

“We want to emphasize to our customers that, under the payment card brand rules, they will not be responsible for fraudulent charges to their accounts that are promptly reported, so we encourage our customers to monitor their payment card statements and report any suspicious transactions to their financial institutions.  

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