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Newegg Confirms Credit Card Information Was Taken In A Sophisticated Attack

Newegg confirms credit card information was taken in a sophisticated attackGordon Mah Ung / PCWorld - 1 year ago
  • The same attack used on British Airways and Ticketmaster appears to have been used against
  • "Yesterday we learned one of our servers had been injected with malware which was identified and removed from our site," the company said in a statement on Twitter.
  • "We’re conducting extensive research to determine exactly what info was obtained and are sending emails to customers potentially impacted. Please check your email."
  • Security researchers at RiskIQ said the attackworked by injecting malicious JavaScript onto Newegg's page to skim credit card information and sent it it to a domain registered as

Newegg Suffers Month-long Card-skimming Attack, Exposing Credit Card Details

Mark Wycislik-Wilson / BetaNews - 1 year ago
  • Just 15 lines of code was all it took for hackers to hijack the checkout of online retailer Newegg.
  • The hackers inserted car-skimming code into Newegg's payment page, and this script remained in place between August 14 and September 18.
  • Details of the attack were revealed by security firms Volexity and RiskIQ who noted that it was nearly identical to the British Airways compromise.

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Newegg Data Breach Exposed Customer Credit Card Info, Says Report

Newegg data breach exposed customer credit card info, says reportCarrie Mihalcik / CNET - 1 year ago
  • Some Newegg customers reportedly had their credit card info nicked, as hacking group Magecart strikes again.Security researchers RiskIQ said Wednesday that Magecart inserted malicious code into the payments system of the hardware and electronics retailer and made off with charge card data.The nasty code was running on the Newegg site from Aug.
  • The retailer appears to be the latest victim of Magecart, which RiskIQ researchers say is also responsible for recent hacks against British Airways and Ticketmaster.Earlier this month, British Airways said it was investigating a data breach and the theft of customer info.
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Newegg Releases 2017 Black Friday Ad With Laptop, Desktop PC, Tablet Deals

Newegg releases 2017 Black Friday ad with laptop, desktop PC, tablet deals ZDNet - 2 years ago
  • Newegg's Black Friday deals include a pair of $169.99 Asus Chromebooks.
  • Similar bargains aren't available for Windows laptops, however, which start at $389.99 with an Asus X555DA-BB12 that features an AMD A10-8700p processor, 12GB of RAM, 2TB hard drive, and 15.6-inch display.
  • Tablets have mostly fallen out of favor compared to a few years back, but Newegg does have a few deals on them.

Korean Banks Sue Newegg, Allege Online Retailer Aided Massive Fraud

Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica - 2 years ago
  • Newegg, the well-known online electronics retailer and slayer of patent trolls, has been sued in federal court in Los Angeles by several major Korean banks.
  • The banks, which include Industrial Bank of Korea, Nonghyup Bank, Keb Hana Bank and Kookmin Bank, allege that Newegg and ASI Corporation pursued fraudulent deals with Moneual.
  • As Gizmodo noted, the Korean electronics manufacturer sold home theater PCs and cheap robotic vacuum cleaners, among other products.