PC&Console Controllers Manufacturer SCUF Gaming Hacked to Steal Banking Information

Customers of SCUF Gaming, a global innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers are currently being informed that the company was the victim of a cyberattack that occurred this February.

According to BleepingComputer, SCUF Gaming’s website was hacked in order to install a malicious script utilized to steal customer financial data.

SCUF Gaming, which was founded in 2011, provides superior accessories and customized gaming controllers for consoles and PC that are used by both top professional video game players and casual gamers.

Magecart Attack

Customers of SCUF Gaming were the target of a web skimming attack that is also known e-Skimming, digital skimming, or Magecart.

The way it works is that hackers inject JavaScript-based scripts known as credit card skimmers into vulnerable online shops, enabling them to collect and steal financial and confidential information from customers. Following the attack, the threat actors sell the stolen data on underground forums or use it for malicious purposes.

In the case of SCUF Gaming, the malicious script was installed on the manufacturer’s online store after the hackers managed to obtain access to the company’s backend using third-party vendor logins.

The attackers gained access on February 3rd, and SCUF’s payment processor notified the company

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