MoviePass Confirms Data Breach May Have Leaked Thousands of Credit Cards

Breitbart | 8/22/2019 | Staff
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MoviePass confirmed this week that a data breach potentially compromised thousands of credit card numbers belonging to their customers.

TechCrunch reported earlier this week that MoviePass, the troubled subscription service that allows members to see one movie per day for a low monthly cost, had allegedly leaked private credit card information from thousands of members. The database, according to the report, contains 161 million private records. Some of the private records contained just MoviePass account information. Other records contained entire credit card numbers and their associated billing addresses.

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After initially ignoring requests for comment, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe said in a brief comment that MoviePass is working to prevent further security breaches.

“MoviePass recently discovered a security vulnerability that may have exposed customer records. After discovering the vulnerability, we immediately secured our systems to prevent further exposure and to mitigate the potential impact of this incident,” Lowe said in the...
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