Advance Auto Parts customer data posted for sale | Malware

A cybercriminal using the handle Sp1d3r is offering to sell 3 TB of data taken from Advance Auto Parts, Inc. Advance Auto Parts is a US automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installers and do it yourself customers.

Allegedly the customer data includes:

  • Names
  • Email addresses
  • Phone numbers
  • Physical address
  • Orders
  • Loyalty and gas card numbers
  • Sales history

The data set allegedly also includes information about 358,000 employees and candidates—which is a lot more than are currently employed by Advance Auto Parts (69,000 in 2023).

The cybercriminal is asking $1.5 Million for the data set.

Advance Auto Parts has not disclosed any information about a possible data breach and has not responded to inquiries. But BleepingComputer confirms that a large number of the Advance Auto Parts sample customer records are legitimate.

Interestingly enough, the seller…


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