Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Gold Seller JM Bullion Hacked – Attackers Steals Credit Card and Personal Details

“JM Bullion” company is one of the largest and most premier online retailers of precious metals like gold, silver, copper, platinum, and palladium products in the world.

JM Bullion, Inc. (“JM Bullion”) and the “Provident Metals”(a subsidiary of JM Bullion company) has disclosed a data breach after their website was hacked to include malicious scripts that steal the customer’s personal and card details.

The company has sent a ‘Notice of Data Security Incident’ to its customers about the security breach that took place on February 18, 2020, when their staff discovered a malicious script on the website.

JM Bullion’s notice reads, “On July 6, 2020, JM Bullion was alerted to suspicious activity on its website. JM Bullion immediately began an investigation, with the assistance of a third-party forensic specialist, to assess the nature and scope of the incident. Through an investigation, it was determined that malicious code was present on the website from February 18, 2020 to July 17, 2020, which had the ability to capture customer information entered into the website in limited scenarios while making a purchase”.

JM Bullion determined the type of information potentially impacted by this incident includes your name, address, and payment card information (account number, card expiration date, and security code).

JM Bullion ‘Notice of Data Security Incident’

In response to this incident, JM Bullion notified law enforcement, card processor, and the credit card brands, and continues to work with them as needed.

The company also reviewed its internal procedures and implemented additional safeguards on its website to protect customer information in their possession, reads JM Bullion’s notice.

Steps enclosed to help protect against Identity Theft and Fraud

The company suggested the following steps for the customers to protect their identity and uncover any deceitful activity on their accounts.

  • Watchful to review your account statements and monitor your credit reports for suspicious activity.
  • You can place a “security freeze” on your credit report which prevents potential creditors from accessing your credit file.
  • As an alternative to a security freeze, you can also place an initial or extended “fraud alert” on your file at no cost.
  • Can contact the consumer reporting agencies, the Federal Trade Commission, or your state Attorney General for your protection.

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