Discover Accounts Compromised
This morning I logged into my Discover account to find a message informing me that my account may have been compromised. New cards have been issued and for now there doesn’t seem to be any fraudulent activity.
Upon doing an internet search I found other cardholders who have reported getting the same message, although Discover doesn’t seem to be saying how the cards have been compromised other than, “the incident did not involve Discover systems.”
At least one of the other cardholders mentioned fraudulent charges on his account, so it is probably a good idea to login to make sure everything is fine with your Discover account.
I am not sure if Discover is in the process of emailing cardholders, but I haven’t received anything from them. The only reason I know is because I logged into my account this morning.
Has This Happened to You?
Currently I do not have any more information then what is mentioned above. One of the posters mentioned Discover saying something about the Northeast, which could indicate it being part of the Staples breach, but my card wouldn’t be involved with that.
I have reached out to Discover and will update this post if I learn any new information. Have you received a similar message from Discover? If so have they informed you how the accounts were compromised? Has your account been fraudulently used? Let me know in the comments.