Leicester City Football Club disclosed a card breach that affected its website, hackers stole payment card data, including card numbers and CVVs.
Leicester City Football Club revealed that hackers have breached its website (https://shop.lcfc.com/) and stole credit card data of people that bought products disclosed a card breach that affected its website, hackers stole payment card data, including card numbers and CVVs.
According to the club, the card breach affected some users between April 23 and May 4, the company already notified the supporters whose details were compromised.
The club also informed the authorities and the Information Commissioners Office (ICO), it also launched an immediate investigation.
“Upon discovery of the breach, the security of our retail platform was immediately restored and appropriate measures were taken to ensure the security of all other online assets.” reads the statement issued by the company.
Exposed data includes card number, name of card holder, expiry date and CVV.
“Technical investigations are still ongoing, but we can confirm that as a result of the incident your payment card information was compromised. This includes your card number, name of card holder, expiry date and CVV. We can confirm that your SecureCode was not compromised. That information is needed to attempt to conduct transactions using your account.” reads the email sent to the customers.
At the time of writing, there is information about the attack and the way hackers breached the website of the English club, it is also not clear how many supporters have been impacted.
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
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