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GameStop Probes Hack of Customer Payment Data

Customers visiting the video gaming website may have had financial data stolen between Sept. 2016 and Feb. 2017.

The website of American video game company GameStop may have been hacked between September 2016 and February 2017 and customer financial details stolen, KrebsOnSecurity reports. The company admitted to carrying out a probe after being alerted that "payment card data from cards used on the GameStop.com website was being offered for sale on a website."

Sources said hackers may have stolen customers' names, addresses, payment card numbers, and CVV2 codes, the report said. Malware is likely to have been used on the company's site to siphon the data. There are no reports of GameStop retail stores been affected.

The company has asked customers to monitor payment card account statements for discrepancies.

Read details on KrebsOnSecurity.

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