News of a serious data breach affecting a major UK gun trader are coming to light. The breach involves more than 100,000 records hacked from the retailer’s website.
Gun Trade News and Shooting Times journalists are currently investigating the story but in the meantime if you think there’s any chance you have been affected you should take the following precautions to protect yourself as a matter of urgency:
If you think there’s a chance you may have used the same password on an internet gun retailer’s site as you could have used on any other site you should immediately change any possibly compromised passwords on your other sites.
As the data that has been hacked includes names and addresses of customers, it would be wise to review your firearms security at home.
More to follow as we find out about it.