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Megastore Hackers Replace Chelsea Outfit with Arsenal Onesie

Hackers allegedly managed to breach Chelsea’s USA Megastore and replace one of their baby outfits with an Arsenal onesie, according to Softpedia. Chelsea fans were surprised by the prank that was rapidly removed by the site’s administrators.

Megastore Hackers Replace Chelsea Outfit with Arsenal Onesie
A screenshot of the Arsenal baby onesie on Chelsea’s USA online store

Supporters of the British football club rushed into blaming the hackers for exploiting a presumed vulnerability on the website. The description posted next to the image showing the $16.99 onesie with Arsenal’s logo mentioned “The Gunners,” the club’s nickname.

“The [sic] have won 13 First Division and Premier League titles and 10 FA Cups. They are your Gunners. show your support in this cool, unique tee. 100% cotton tee with a tagless design for added comfort,” the description read, according to Softpedia.

For fans in North America, the Chelsea gear is offered online via privately-owned sports company Sports Endeavors. The organization manages several e-commerce, news, information and community websites.

HotForSecurity contacted Chelsea Megastore USA and will update the story as soon as they send a statement regarding the alleged hacking attack.

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  • not a hack… same provider runs store for arsenal on same basic platform…

    just a cock up