Leaking thousands of credit card data because of penetrating the Acer shop




Admitted computing industry Taiwanese Acer Acer existence of a vulnerability in the service shop on the Internet, so come to recognize through a letter addressed to the company ‘s customers .

The company said in the message to enable hackers to access the data names and addresses of customers contain besides access to credit card numbers and expiry dates and PIN numbers for the three card.

The company has made several days ago to inform the Attorney General in the state of California about the exposure her shop on the Internet for an attack by pirates.

And it stated in the document that the affected customers are the ones who have carried out the purchase of the store dedicated to the North American Internet, and during the period between May 12 / May of last year and April 28 / April of this year.

It is due to all these customers receive e-mail about the subject with them to provide advice about the security breach, and customers are concentrated in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

The company noted that the total number of accounts that have been infiltrated with a 34,500 account, and although the details of the hack did not refer to hackers gain access to a user name and password, but the company did not deny this possibility.

It should be noted the suffering of a number of companies in recent massive violations of their data, which included sites such as MySpace, LinkedIn, Tumblr Tags, and caused Ptsrat million accounts.


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