Precious Metal Retailer Payment Information Breach
|Precious Metal Retailer Payment Information Breach|
|Short Title||Online Gold and Silver Retailer JM Bullion Security Incident|
|Information||Identifying, Location, Contact, Transactional, Account|
|Threat Actors||JM Bullion, Unidentified hackers|
|Affected||JM Bullion users|
|High Risk Groups|
Texas based online retailer of gold and silver products experienced a security incident, where hackers were able to gain access to shoppers’ personal and financial information for nearly 5 months.
In October 2020 JM Bullion, an online retailer of gold and silver products experienced a security incident exposing shoppers’ personal and financial information. JM Bullion’s website was hijacked in February. Hackers managed to inject malicious code into the retailers’ e-commerce page, stealing customers’ names, physical addresses and payment card information, such as account numbers, card expiration dates and security codes.
The Texas-based company gave no further details on how the attack took place or the number of people affected.
Threat: Online retailer being not careful about protecting users information from unauthorised access
At-Risk group: Retailer’s customers
Secondary Consequences:not known
Threat: Hackers probing a website for personal information of its users
At-Risk group:Retailer’s users
Secondary Consequences: not known