Security Data Breach Of Starbucks Including Credit Cards And PayPal Accounts


Security Data Breach Of Starbucks Including Credit Cards And PayPal Accounts.
Company gives advice to stay alert from suspicious activity!

Cyber Criminals hacked the Starbucks customers bank account by its mobile app. Who make payment though apps people were targeted which links to consumers credit cards, bank accounts or Paypal accounts.

This is the second time with Starbucks security issues. Last year Starbucks app left vulnerable passwords, because it was storing passwords in plain text not encrypted form. The only way to protect yourself by creating the strong password.

About StarBucks:
Starbucks Corporation, doing business as Starbucks Coffee, is an American global coffee company and coffeehouse chain based in Seattle, Washington. Starbucks is the largest coffeehouse company in the world ahead of UK rival Costa Coffee, with 21,536 stores in 64 countries and territories, including 12,218 in the United States, 1,716 in China, 1,330 in Canada, 1,079 in Japan and 808 in the United Kingdom.

Company denied its Mobile App hacked but agreed for unauthorized activity on their online account. 

Read full Statement  below:
"Starbucks takes the obligation to protect customers’ information seriously. News reports that the Starbucks mobile app has been hacked are false.

Like all major retailers, the company has safeguards in place to constantly monitor for fraudulent activity and works closely with financial institutions. To protect the integrity of these security measures, Starbucks will not disclose specific details but can assure customers their security is incredibly important and all concerns related to customer security are taken seriously.

Occasionally, Starbucks receives reports from customers of unauthorized activity on their online account. This is primarily caused when criminals obtain reused names and passwords from other sites and attempt to apply that information to Starbucks. To protect their security, customers are encouraged to use different user names and passwords for different sites, especially those that keep financial information.

If a customer believes their account has been subject to fraudulent activity, they are encouraged to contact both Starbucks and their financial institution immediately. Customers are not responsible for charges or transfers they did not make. If a customer’s Starbucks Card is registered, their account balance is protected."

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About Priyanshu Sahay

A Social Media and Cyber Security Expert. Love to write about latest technology and Gadgets.

1 comments :

  1. As I know the attack, which first appeared this week, takes advantage of three things: consumers who use the same ID and password across multiple accounts, the Starbucks' app auto-load function, and the fact that Starbucks doesn't appear to have a limit on the number of password attempts before it locks a customer out.
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