• GCHQ cybersecurity experts investigate Dixons Carphone data breach

    7 days ago - By The Guardian

    Electronics retailer apologises for breach involving 5.9m customers' bank card details A branch of GCHQ, Britain's intelligence and security service, is investigating one of the UK's biggest data breaches at a single firm, involving unauthorised access to 5.9 million Dixons Carphone customers' cards. The National Cyber Security Centre said it was working alongside the retailer and other agencies after the attack, which also involved unauthorised access to 1.2m personal records of Dixons Carphone customers.
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  • UK tech retailer suffers breach of customers' card data

    7 days ago - By Phys.org

    Smartphone seller Dixons Carphone says it is investigating a data breach of some 5.9 million customer bank card details and 1.2 million personal data records.
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  • Dixons Carphone hacked, close to 6 million card records compromised

    Dixons Carphone hacked, close to 6 million card records compromised

    7 days ago - By GSMArena

    UK retailer Dixons Carphone has confirmed there has been unauthorized access to user data held by the company. In a press release, the retailer revealed 5.9 million card records were compromised. The hack targeted one of the processing systems of Currys PC World and Dixons Travel stores.
    While 5.8 million of these cards have chip and pin protection, there are a total of 105,000 non-EU issued payment cards that do not have that kind of extra security.
    Dixons also confirmed that 1.2 million records containing non-financial personal data, such as name, address or email address, have...
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  • Electronics retailer Dixons Carphone reveals data breach affecting 5.9 bank cards - CNET

    7 days ago - By CNET

    The British retailer was hacked in July 2017.
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