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National Baseball Hall of Fame website got hacked

 

National Baseball Hall of Fame website has been hacked by the attackers, who then injected one malicious script on the website. This malicious script monitors the payment information that was submitted, and then forwarded that submitted payment information to the attackers. This malicious MageCart script has stolen payment information of the customers who have purchased items from the website of National Baseball Hall of Fame.

 

As per the notification filed with security breach notification service of California, the website of National Baseball Hall of Fame had the malicious script injected in their online store in between Nov. 15 of last year (i.e. 2018) and May 14 of current year (i.e. 2019) .

 

The organization's notification alerted the affected users by saying that "the National Baseball Hall of Fame ("Hall of Fame") values and respects the privacy of your information, which is why we are writing to advise you of a recent incident that may have involved some of your personal information".

 

On Jun. 18, 2019, National Baseball Hall of Fame came to know that some of customer's information might have been acquired by the unauthorized third-party who placed the malicious computer code on web store (i.e. shop.baseballhall.org) e-commerce system of the Hall of Fame. The code might have targeted some personal information of the customers who have made credit card purchase through the web store in between Nov. 15 of last year and May 14 of current year.

 

The information that might have been stolen comprises customers' names, the billing addresses, and debit or credit card information, including CVV code. However, no driver licenses numbers or Social Security numbers were compromised.

 

After learning about this incident, the organization has notified the law enforcement and also hired one forensic security team in order to launch investigation. Moreover, the malicious code was promptly removed by the organization from web store. In addition, additional safety measures have been implemented by the organization so as to enhance security of their online store. Credit card brands were also notified about this incident, so they can monitor the customers' accounts for any kind of suspicious activity.

 

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