AutoNation, Inc, said to be one of the largest largest automotive retailer in the United States, is notifying its customers that hackers may have gained access to their personal and financial information.
AutoNation said one of their third party vendors ‘TradeMotion‘ has experienced a cyber attack.
Websites of AutoNation including ‘parts.autonationfordwhitebearlake.com‘, ‘parts.championtoyotaofaustin.com‘ and ‘www.discounttoyotaparts.com‘ which is maintained by TradeMotion affected by this breach.
The information accessed by hackers includes customers’ names, street addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers and credit card numbers entered between March 5,2014 and May 2, 2014.
TradeMotion has contacted the FBI regarding the icident.
AutoNation advises customers to monitor their financial accounts closely and offers one year free identity theft protection to affected customers.