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Cosmetics Giant Estee Lauder Hacked, Disrupting Business Operations

A hacker was able to gain access to cosmetics company Estee Lauder’s internal system, prompting the makeup and beauty giant to launch an investigation into the incident, it announced on July 18.
In a statement, the New York-headquartered company said it had identified the cybersecurity incident, which involved an “unauthorized third party that has gained access to some of the company’s systems,” but did not state the date on which the incident occurred or was first discovered.
“After becoming aware of the incident, the company proactively took down some of its systems and promptly began an investigation with the assistance of leading third-party cybersecurity experts,” the firm said, without naming the experts….

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