• Dixons Carphone now says ~8.8M more customers affected by 2017 breach

    18 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    A Dixons Carphone data breach that was disclosed earlier this summer was worse than initially reported. The company is now saying that personal data of 10 million customers could also have been accessed when its systems were hacked.
    The European electronics and telecoms retailer believes its systems were accessed by unknown and unauthorized person/s in 2017, although it only disclosed the breach in June , after discovering it during a review of its security systems.
    Last month it said 5.9M payment cards and 1.2M customer records had been accessed. But with its investigation into the breach...
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