Tag: GameStop

Explaining the GME Short Squeeze

If you are in the habit of keeping your eye on the stock market at all, then you will recall the extreme, and sudden, rise in GameStop stock prices in early 2021. On January 7, 2021, GameStop stock was selling at about $18 a share. The long-struggling, brick and mortar gaming store seemed to be set for a full collapse as COVID knocked out any last hope of a comeback, …
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GameStop Alerts Customers About Potential Credit Card Information Theft

It has been a while since we last discussed a data breach affecting credit card information. Contrary to what some people may want to believe, these types of data breaches are not becoming less common, though. The latest company to report such a major incident is GameStop, the popular game store franchise in the United States. It has not been the best of years for the company, that much is …
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Wonga and GameStop Investigate Potential Data Breaches

It was only a matter of time until a new data breach would affect tens of thousands of consumers. Wonga, a payday loan firm, saw its database records affected by a data breach affected as many as 245,000 customers. This news comes on the heels of a major potential GameStop data breach, which saw credit card information of US consumers getting stolen. Data Breaches Remain A Big Problem It is …
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