World’s largest eyewear company suffers data breach

Luxottica, the world’s largest eyewear company, has recently suffered a data breach which has resulted in the exposure of the personal information of Lenscrafters patients. The attack also affected Optical, EyeMed and other eye practices.

Luxottica warned that “the personal information involved in this incident may have included: full name, contact information, appointment date and time, health insurance policy number, and doctor or appointment notes that may indicate information related to eye care treatment, such as prescriptions, health conditions or procedures.” The breach has resulted in some patients having their social security numbers, and even their credit card details exposed as well.

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