OnePlus lately was investigating a possible theft case that involved users credit card details such as the credit card number, expiry date, as well as the security code, which might have fallen into the wrong hands. And many of its users (up to 40k users) might have fallen into this mishap and have compromised their credit card’s info.
And now OnePlus has sent out an apology over its forums regarding this issue explaining what happened. The company conveyed that one of its payment page code was injected with a malicious script, which captured data directly from the user’s browser and is receiving all their sensitive credit card information.
Moreover, the smartphone maker also said that it is still investigating further more into it and also will be working to strengthen its security systems counter such threat in the future. Users who have used a credit card information on oneplus.net between mid-November 2017 to January 11th, 2018, have the chance of being affected by this CC theft.
Furthermore, it is also recommended that you immediately contact your bank for any hidden shady charges getting deducted without your knowledge. Or you can also contact OnePlus’s support team by reporting them at this address [email protected] Nonetheless, the Chinese OEM is also looking forward to offering a free credit monitoring; for all its affected users over a period of a year or so.
This is the second time a major controversial Leak of sensitive information to third-party’s has advent from the OnePlus’s side after admitting to monitor users previously with an excuse of improving the user experience.
Via: oneplus forums