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Tio Gato
03-20-2017, 06:09 PM
Today I received a letter from Atlantic Cigar. Customer identification and credit card info has been stolen or breached.:na
Just a heads up for those who purchase from them.

Weelok
03-20-2017, 06:23 PM
I didn't get a warning email from them. It would not surprise me of a data breach but to be safe I would treat the email you got as a Phishing attempt and not respond to it he email. Changing passwords and other options are smart but I am pretty certain the credit information is encrypted on Atlantic but I could be wrong. Better safe then sorry.

Brlesq
03-20-2017, 06:27 PM
I didn't get a warning email from them. It would not surprise me of a data breach but to be safe I would treat the email you got as a Phishing attempt and not respond to it he email. Changing passwords and other options are smart but I am pretty certain the credit information is encrypted on Atlantic but I could be wrong. Better safe then sorry.

It was not an email; it was a good old fashioned letter. I got one too. Data breach for sure. I never keep my credit card on file, and I never use a real birthdate ('cuz I will always be 39!:)), so I am keeping my fingers crossed that the most they get from my file is name and address (which is what you can get out of the phone book anyway).

Weelok
03-20-2017, 06:28 PM
Today I received a letter from Atlantic Cigar. Customer identification and credit card info has been stolen or breached.:na
Just a heads up for those who purchase from them.

Oh, wait, letter!!!! Wow, that is official. I assumed email and no emailed warnings but I will check the mail. Sounds like a new CC number will be necessary.

Tio Gato
03-20-2017, 06:29 PM
Thanks Dave. This was an actual letter. They're providing a year of credit monitoring, etc.
Just to be safe I'm gonna call my credit card provider and ask their advice.

Weelok
03-20-2017, 06:37 PM
Thanks Dave. This was an actual letter. They're providing a year of credit monitoring, etc.
Just to be safe I'm gonna call my credit card provider and ask their advice.

I can't see how to change my password on Atlantics website. Bleh. Ok, credit watch going up and a new CC probably. Bleh but I have credit monitoring already as I lack faith in non-cigar smokers hahahaha. I will let the CC company know as well.

Thanks for the warning!!!!!!

Brlesq
03-20-2017, 08:13 PM
I can't see how to change my password on Atlantics website.

Go to Manage my Account

sigsauer
03-20-2017, 09:41 PM
yup I got one too

T.G
03-20-2017, 10:43 PM
I got a rock.

icehog3
03-21-2017, 12:40 AM
I knew I never ordered from Atlantic for a reason! ;) ;s

Wharf Rat
03-21-2017, 04:31 AM
It was their credit card processing service, Aptos, that was hacked - not their website. It never hurts to change passwords, but that's not where the problem occurred.

https://www.databreaches.net/aptos-malware-breach-affected-40-online-retail-stores/

tsolomon
03-21-2017, 07:40 AM
I got the letter yesterday, but haven't purchased anything from them in several years.