See Tickets Discloses 2.5 Year-Long Credit Card Theft Breach

Exploit: Hacking

Risk to Business: Extreme

The U.S. division of UK company See Tickets has revealed that its platform has been hosting a credit card skimmer for an estimated two and a half years. In a data breach notification shared with the Montana Attorney General’s office, See Tickets disclosed that it discovered the breach in April 2021 and ultimately determined that the skimmer was activated on June 25, 2019. However, it wasn’t until January 8, 2022, that the malicious code was fully removed from its site. The company says that it worked with forensic experts and Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover in the investigation.

Individual Risk: Extreme

The customer information that the hackers might have stolen includes a client’s full name, physical address, ZIP code, payment card number, card expiration date and CVV number. No number of clients affected was specified.

Stress on your Business:

This is going to be an expensive, damaging nightmare thanks to it going on for so long, putting the company’s security commitment in question.

How Sieve can help:

If you have ever received a data breach notification, it is essential you understand what is at risk and what you can do about it. To learn more about how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of fraud or identity theft contact us at 414.238.2110 or at [email protected] and we will provide you with specific tools that protect you from today’s security risks.

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