Pawnbroker pwnd: Cash Converters says hacker slurped customer data

Pawnbroking and secondhand goods outlet Cash Converters has suffered a data breach.

Customers were notified of the leak on Thursday by email, samples of which have been posted on social media.

Cash Converters said it had discovered that a third party gained unauthorised access to customer data within the company’s UK webshop.

Credit card data was not stored. However, hackers may have accessed user records including personal details, passwords, and purchase history from a website that was run by a third party and decommissioned back in September. The current webshop site is not affected, the firm said.

The Register

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