Acer customers’ personal information including names, addresses, card numbers, expiration dates, and three digit CVV security codes could have been accessed by cybercriminals. Acer’s has been sending letters to its customers explaining that anyone who purchased an item from Acer’s e-commerce site from May 12, 2015 to April 28, 2016, may be concerned by this attack. Acer is enforcing its security and regrets that this incident occurred. The e-commerce site is redirecting customers who want to purchase Acer products to other online retailers.
The impact of this attack could be that customers affected could be opened to credit card fraud, as all the information that pertains to credit cards could easily be used to purchase items online.
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