Web.com hacked, 93000 customers credit cards info compromised

Florida-based internet service provider Web.com announced that one of its computer systems may have been breached, exposing the credit card information of approximately 93,000 customers.

The breach was reported on August 13 which uncovered the unauthorized activity as part of its ongoing security monitoring and shutdown process. The stolen information included credit card information, actual names associated with the payment cards and residential address of the clients. But, the social security numbers and the verification codes were affected by the data breach.

The company owns two other well-known web services companies – Register.com and Network Solutions. Web.com says that computer systems at Network Solutions and Register.com weren’t affected in the attack.

Web.com, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a website design, e-commerce, hosting and domain registration company; which claims to have more than 3.3 million customers.


All affected customers are being contacted by email and mail, and are being offered one year of credit monitoring services.
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