Brian Krebs, a cyber-security expert, received information from the financial community about the Buckle store credit card payment violation, immediately returning credit card data or leaked to the company. Buckle then immediately conducted an in-depth investigation and hired a global leading security expert to review the company’s payment system equipment.
The survey shows that cybercriminals have quickly removed the intrusion record after using malicious software to capture magnetic stripe data and copy user credit card information. While malware had signs of stealing user credit card data from October 28, 2016 to April 14, 2017, the attacker did not get the user’s social security number, e-mail address or actual address, buckle.com Web site sales and customers are also not affected.
Buckle said that all its retail stores are equipped with EMV smart card terminal system, the use of chip cards to pay users will not be affected by credit card violations. At present, the company is actively cooperate with experts for forensic investigation, Buckle company said that they attach great importance to the protection of user credit card data, any likely affected individuals will receive a bank reminder notice. In addition, Buckle recommends that users pay close attention to personal credit card bills to prevent criminals from stealing funds.
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