Hanes Website Is The Latest, Oddest Victim Of Data Breach

haneshackTo be honest, we had no idea that you could buy Hanes underwear (and socks, shirts, etc) from the Hanes website, mostly because we’d never really thought to look at the Hanes website. But if you have been shopping at Hanes.com — and potentially at other sites in the Hanes Brands catalog — some of your information may have been compromised.

A Consumerist reader forwarded us the above e-mail from HanesBrand exec David Thompson, letting customers know that the breach may have exposed personal info like name, address, phone number, along with the last 4 digits of the credit card on the account.

The company says it has fixed the leak, but is taking questions via its customer service line at (800) 503-6681.

A rep for Hanes Brand confirms that the e-mail above is genuine and explains that the breach involved the e-commerce platform underlying all Hanes Brands websites.

The Hanes Brand umbrella includes a wide variety of apparel companies, including L’eggs, Playtex, Wonderbra, Champion, and Maidenform.

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