Warner Music Group Admits Breach

The months-long breach hit financial details for customers.



Warner Music Group (WMG) has disclosed a breach by an undisclosed party that could have taken payment information, including name, email address, telephone number, billing address, shipping address, and payment card details (card number, CVC/CVV, and expiration date) from customers making a purchase between April 25 and August 5.

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In its disclosure statement, WMG says that it is working with law enforcement agencies and have notified the financial institutions and credit card issuers involved. They recommend that customers watch credit card statements for possible fraudulent charges and take advantage of one year of free credit monitoring offered through Kroll.

WMG notes that customers using PayPal were not affected by the breach. 

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