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UK Regulators Probe Data Breach Aimed At 5.9M Bank Cards

Law360, London (June 13, 2018, 2:44 PM BST) -- The Financial Conduct Authority and other watchdogs are investigating a report by phone and electronics retailer Dixons Carphone that hackers have tried to compromise 5.9 million bank cards by breaching its payments system, U.K. authorities said Wednesday.

Hackers appear to have targeted credit and debit cards through a payments system for two of its companies, Dixons Carphone says. (AP) The Information Commissioner’s Office, the national data regulator, said it is liaising with the FCA and the National Cyber Security Center — part of GCHQ, the national...
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