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Internet company Web.com hit by credit card breach

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    Hackers breached the computer systems of Internet services provider Web.com Group and stole credit card information of 93,000 customers.

    According to a website set up by the company to share information about the incident, Web.com discovered the security breach on Aug. 13 as part of its ongoing security monitoring.

    Attackers compromised credit card information for around 93,000 accounts, as well as the names and addresses associated with them. No other customer information, like social security numbers was affected, the company said.

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    According to the company, the verification codes for the exposed credit cards were not leaked. However, there are websites on the Internet that don't require such codes for purchases.

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