Dixons Carphone Cyberattack Targets 5.9M Bank Cards

June 14, 2018


European electronic and telecom retailer Dixons Carphone has discovered a massive cyber-attack that may have compromised millions of payment cards and personal data records, it said Wednesday.

The U.K.-based retail giant, whose subsidiaries include Carphone Warehouse, Currys, PC World, Elkjøp and others, said there is no evidence so far that any cards have been used after the breach. However, the number potentially impacted is head-turning: the company said that 5.9 million payment cards and 1.2 million personal data records (containing names, addresses and emails) may have been accessed.

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