Carphone Warehouse: information watchdog investigating 2.4m customer hack

By Samuel Gibbs, 10 August 2015

Information Commissioner’s Office making enquiries into data breach that also affected TalkTalk and iD users and exposed 90,000 customer credit cards.

The UK’s data protection watchdog is investigating the hacking of Carphone Warehouse, which compromised the personal data and bank details of 2.4 million customers.

Carphone Warehouse said names, addresses, date of birth information and bank details of 2.4 million customers – and 90,000 customer credit cards – “may also have been accessed” in an attack on Wednesday.
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