Cyber Breach May Have Affected 93,000 Web.com Customers

By Caitlin HustonMarketWatch Pulse

Web.com , an internet services company, said Tuesday that the credit card information of 93,000 of its customers may be compromised after an unauthorized breach of its computer systems. The breach occurred on August 13, and the company said it reported the attack to authorities and credit card processors. The company said it is working with an IT firm on an investigation into the matter and making "significant investments" in security for its internal systems. It said it will offer one year of credit monitoring protection to affected customers "as a further precaution." All affected customers will receive an email and a letter describing the company's actions.

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