GameStop recently received notification from a third party that it believed payment card data from cards used on the GameStop.com website was being offered for sale on a website.
GameStop has sent letters to consumers across the country warning of a point of sales data breach that have put customers' cards at risk.
"At GameStop, the security of our customers' payment card data remains a top priority. GameStop recently received notification from a third party that it believed payment card data from cards used on the GameStop.com website was being offered for sale on a website. That day a leading security firm was engaged to investigate these claims. GameStop has and will continue to work non-stop to address this report and take appropriate measures to eradicate any issue that may be identified" posted the official website.
The online transactions that are at risk of being compromised are ones made between August 2016 and February 2017.
While they are currently investigating the details of the breach GameStop has encouraged it's customers to keep watch of their bank statements for any unauthorized activity. "If you identify such a charge, report it immediately to the bank that issued the card because payment card network rules generally state that cardholders are not responsible for unauthorized charges that are timely reported."
Anyone with questions about the potential breach can contact GameStop at 888-270-0056 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends.