The Japan Times reports as many as 15,000 online customers may have been affected by a data breach of seven online retailers. Customers' credit card data was exposed between last October and April due to a hack in which personal information was stolen when a customer entered billing information onto a fake settlement screen. An official for EC-Cube, the software developer of some of the affected sites, said hackers attacking the websites’ servers targeted weaknesses caused by improper settings on the websites, not the software itself. One affected site, Tokyo-based e-book provider DLmarket, said it was shut down in June because its system "needs to be rebuilt thoroughly" after the breach.
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