Report: GameStop confirms possible data breach

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Video game retail giant GameStop has confirmed that it is investigating a possible data breach.

The national chain told KrebsOnSecurity.com that a third party reported that credit-card information used on the GameStop website was being sold elsewhere on the internet.

Citing sources, the security blog indicated that the credit card information had been compromised between September 2016 and the first week February 2017.

The data includes credit card numbers, identification information, and CVV2 codes, according to Krebs.

GameStop declined to specify what kind of data had been compromised or to say when the breach occurred, Krebs says.

Additional details are available on KrebsOnSecurity.com.


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