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Are You a DiscountMugs.com Customer? Check Your Bank Statements

A site you can find the best drinkware and koozies to office supplies and tech gear, DiscountMugs.com was compromised right before the busy holiday season.

Four Month Hack

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DiscountMugs.com was infiltrated by cybercriminals during a four-month period. The hackers stole credit card numbers, along with its security codes and expiration dates. They injected a card skimming code onto the website on August 5th. On November 16, 2018, the code was removed from the site once the data breach was discovered.

Stolen Information

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The hackers lifted other personal information such as full names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and ZIP codes — everything needed to create fraudulent payments.

Impacted Victims

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Although DiscountMugs.com didn’t disclose how many victims were impacted, but it is believed to be thousands of customers made a purchase during these four months. DiscountMugs.com ranks in the top 10,000 sites in the U.S., bringing in thousands of customers every day.

Here’s What To Do

If you believe that you were impacted by this data breach, check your bank statements right away. If you still have the same credit card, it’s recommended to replace your card with new numbers.

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Always have strong, unique passwords to each account you have, especially your bank account. And if you are still concerned, you can always freeze your credit, therefore, no new lines of credit can be added unless you lift your freeze.

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