• Dixons Carphone Hack Affects Nearly 6 Million Bank Cards

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The U.K.'s data-protection watchdog said it's investigating a cyberattack at Dixons Carphone Plc that affected almost 6 million payment cards.
    The retailer, already struggling with a slowing mobile-phone market in the U.K. and the rise of Amazon.com Inc., said 1.2 million records containing nonfinancial information such as names, addresses and emails were breached.
    The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office said in a statement that it's looking into the "impact on customers" as well as the timing of the hack. The cyberattack, which began in July, was discovered only last week, Dixons said...
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