Currently the Drouot auction house in Paris has the largest lace sales in the world, and I regularly post notices of their sales on LaceNews. Today they sent around this notice – I don’t know how many of you have formally registered with Drouot, but if you have, beware.
The Drouot group has detected an ongoing attack against its web infrastructures on the 29th of April evening. Immediate actions taken on the same day successfully stopped the attack a little before 8Pm.
An extensive review of the attack has been performed, no banking information has been compromised. However, the pirates may have had access to credential information used on the following services :
We therefore invite you to change your password by connecting into your account(links provided above). We also suggest you to change this password on other platforms on which you might have used it coupled with the same login.
External experts have been mandated in order to reinforce our team in order to strengthen the affected systems.
We are available to answer your questions and to assist you using the following email. email@example.com
We apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.