According to a notice released today by The Madison Square Garden Company, they have suffered a data breach on the on site credit card processing. Per MSG, if you visited the following locations
- Madison Square Garden
- Radio City Music Hall
- The Beacon Theatre
- The Chicago Theater
between November 9th, 2015 and October 24th, 2016, then you were affected and your credit card data may be compromised.
Per the notification, the breach compromised on site point of sale systems, where the bad guys were able to get the data located on the magnetic stripe of the cards swiped. This included credit card numbers, card holder names, expiration dates, and internal verification codes. Not all cards were affected, but MSG has yet to specifically identify number of cards, type of cards, or any other identifying specific information on how many cards were breached.
Additionally, the breach DID NOT affect cards used at the box office, on the MSG website, or the Ticketmaster systems. Per MSG, the malicious changes that caused the breach have been addressed. The following is a report from the local NY NBC News broadcast about the breach
For those with question, they can reach out to the Madison Square Garden Company @ 844-319-9619 or at themadisonsquaregardencompany.com/customerupdate
- News Report – NBC 4 NY