Newegg hacked, card information stolen for millions

 

Popular e-commerce website Newegg is the latest victim of cyber attacking by Magecart, according to Volexity, a cyberthreat monitoring firm. Newegg is one in a string of high profile cyber attacks making use of the card skimming code which recently compromised British Airways, Ticketmaster, and Feedify. Most critically, customer names and complete card details were stolen using exploited code between August 16th and September 18th.

Magecart exploited the Newegg checkout process with JavaScript similar to the code used in their hacking of British Airways.

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Missed bullet

Selfishly, I'm glad the critical month ended shortly before my recent purchase from them.

This is really sad. That place has been one of the better guys for quite a while.

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personal GPS user since 1992

Seems like everyday ....

... you hear about one of these attacks. Add to that the skimmers that get added onto card swipers.

More and more good ole cash and checks are looking like the better way to do things.

These days a thief doesn't have to look you in the eye, they just sit behind a computer.

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whew ...

Glad I stayed outta there!

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savings on security?

They are not a small time players. But still it looks like security is for them something, that is not worth spending money on. You would think, that after latest problems with hacking they learn to beef up security. But somehow they ignore problem.

Glad

I did not place the order from them I had planned! Was going to order a couple more computer fans to add onto the RV refrigerator. At the last minute I decided to wait until I get home.

most of us

prolly have free credit services due to some merchant that we've dealt with, for me this is the case for about 4 years running. Last was auto parts free lifelock for a year

not me

johnnatash4 wrote:

prolly have free credit services due to some merchant that we've dealt with, for me this is the case for about 4 years running. Last was auto parts free lifelock for a year

I have never gotten one of those and wonder whether those services do anything very useful. Do you think so?

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personal GPS user since 1992

Great - is nowhere safe!

Great - is nowhere safe!

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Lock your Credit, its Free to Lock & Unlock

archae86 wrote:
johnnatash4 wrote:

prolly have free credit services due to some merchant that we've dealt with, for me this is the case for about 4 years running. Last was auto parts free lifelock for a year

I have never gotten one of those and wonder whether those services do anything very useful. Do you think so?

Those "Services" are Rip Off Scams, most simply use the Credit Agencies Own Programs to "Protect you. They simply have the Credit Agency report any activity, you can do this yourself, used to be you had to renew every 90 days. Better way is lock you Credit, its free now, they used to charge a fee to lock and unlock

Equifax

windwalker wrote:
archae86 wrote:
johnnatash4 wrote:

prolly have free credit services due to some merchant that we've dealt with, for me this is the case for about 4 years running. Last was auto parts free lifelock for a year

I have never gotten one of those and wonder whether those services do anything very useful. Do you think so?

Those "Services" are Rip Off Scams, most simply use the Credit Agencies Own Programs to "Protect you. They simply have the Credit Agency report any activity, you can do this yourself, used to be you had to renew every 90 days. Better way is lock you Credit, its free now, they used to charge a fee to lock and unlock

Makes think I should lock mine. I checked Equifax's breach and I was compromised yet reporting service has no changes. I heard freezing is a real pain to lock/unlock but I guess the alternative would be worse.

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Equifax Is The Worst For Thawing

Preroll wrote:

Makes think I should lock mine. I checked Equifax's breach and I was compromised yet reporting service has no changes. I heard freezing is a real pain to lock/unlock but I guess the alternative would be worse.

I've had my credit file frozen since 2008. If I recalled correctly, I have had my credit file thawed three times since then. A credit thaw can be done online at both Transunion and Experion and the process is simple and free.

The last time I did a credit thaw on Equifax, there was a $10 charge. A credit thaw for seniors was free but you had to telephone them and they would not allow you to pick a specific time period for the thawing and refreezing of your credit. I opted instead to pay the $10 fee that would allow me to pick a time period. This was about three years ago so I don't know if the credit thaw process has since changed at Equifax but they were the worst of the three credit agencies to deal with.