UK Retailer Says Hacker Accessed 5.9Mil Card Details, 1.2Mil User Records

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UK-based electronics retailer Dixons Carphone, the company behind the Currys PC World, OneStopPhoneShop, and Carphone Warehouse brands, announced a security incident earlier today.

In a press release posted on its corporate website, the UK retailer admitted to a data breach that took place last year, and during which a yet to be identified intruder(s) accessed details about payment cards for 5.9 million Dixons Carphone customers.

The breach appears to have taken place “in one of the processing systems of


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