Another month another merchant announces that their point of sale system was compromised. This time it’s Forever 21 reporting their point of sale was compromised. Forever 21 Announcement – Point of Sale CompromisedAccording to the Forever 21 announcement, from April to November 2017 some terminals in the US were found to have had unauthorized network access and malware installed on them. The follow is part of their announcement
As Forever 21 says in its announcement, the breach did not affect stores outside of the US, or the online store as they both use a different system to process credit cards.
It’s always a good idea to keep an eye on your credit cards bills, bank statement, and credit report to look out for any unusual activity. If you went shopping at Forever 21 that may now be even more important.
- Breach Announcement – Forever 21