Hackers breached NIS America’s checkout page, stole customer data

Nippon Ichi Software, a popular Japanese gaming developer, has confirmed that hackers had compromised the checkout page of its American arm NIS America, thereby stealing payment card details of customers for over a month before NIS discovered the breach.

Hackers were able to steal addresses and payment card information of NIS America's customers who paid via credit card to buy products on its website between 23rd January and 26th February this year.

In an email sent out to affected customers, NIS America informed them that the breach took place on online stores owned and operated by NIS America, including store.nisamerica.com and snkonlinestore.com between 23rd January and 26th February. The firm added that the covert hacking operation to led to the loss of customers' personal and financial details like names, addresses, credit card numbers, expiration dates and CVV security codes, and email addresses.