Major Carphone Warehouse data breach could affect up to 2.4 million
Hackers have gained access to the personal data of up to 2.4 million Carphone Warehouse customers, the UK-based mobile retail giant has today admitted. The breach is said to have originated in the systems related to Carphone Warehouse stores, as well as the OneStopPhoneShop.com, e2save.com and Mobiles.co.uk websites.
The data potentially breached included names, addresses, date of birth information and bank details of customers, along with encrypted credit card data of 90,000 customers. According to an executive quoted by The Telegraph, the company will be informing those who may be affected.
Source: The Telegraph
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