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OnePlus confirms up to 40,000 customers affected by Credit Card Breach

OnePlus confirms up to 40,000 customers affected by Credit Card Breach

January 19, 2018Mohit Kumar
OnePlus has finally confirmed that its online payment system was breached, following several complaints of fraudulent credit card transactions from its customers who made purchases on the company's official website. In a statement released today, Chinese smartphone manufacturer admitted that credit card information belonging to up to 40,000 customers was stolen by an unknown hacker between mid-November 2017 and January 11, 2018. According to the company, the attacker targeted one of its systems and injected a malicious script into the payment page code in an effort to sniff out credit card information while it was being entered by the users on the site for making payments. The malicious script was able to capture full credit card information, including their card numbers, expiry dates, and security codes, directly from a customer's browser window. " The malicious script operated intermittently, capturing and sending data directly from the user's browser. It ha
OnePlus Site’s Payment System Reportedly Hacked to Steal Credit Card Details

OnePlus Site's Payment System Reportedly Hacked to Steal Credit Card Details

January 15, 2018Swati Khandelwal
This year's first bad news for OnePlus users—a large number of OnePlus customers are reporting of fraudulent credit card transactions after buying products from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer's official online store. The claim initially surfaced on the OnePlus support forum over the weekend from a customer who said that two of his credit cards used on the company's official website was suspected of fraudulent activities. " The only place that both of those credit cards had been used in the last 6 months was on the Oneplus website ," the customer wrote. Later a good number of users posted similar complaints on OnePlus, Twitter and Reddit forums, saying they also became a victim of credit card fraud. Many of the customers claimed that their credit cards had been compromised after they bought a new phone or some accessories directly from the OnePlus official website, indicating that the leak might have been through the company itself. Cybersecurity
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