(U.K.) #CyberAttack The owner of Dixons and Carphone Warehouse today revealed hackers grabbed the details of 5.9million customers cards and 1.2million personal records: The major data breach involved shoppers at Currys PC World and Dixons Travel but bosses insist there is no sign of any related fraud: Access was also gained to non-financial personal data, such as addresses, names and email information #AceNewsDesk reports

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#AceNewsReport – June.13: Editor says heres what we know and how you can check what to do: It comes just months after the company was fined £400,000 for a 2015 cyber attack which exposed the personal data of more than three million customers:The retailer said there was a likely attempt to compromise millions of cards in a processing system for Currys PC World and Dixons Travel stores………………..The retailer said 5.9million of the payment cards targeted were protected by chip and Pin, but that around 105,000 non-EU cards without chip and Pin protection were compromised: The company is urging customers to take protective measures, but said there is no evidence of fraud on the cards at this stage………It said the data accessed did not contain Pin codes, card verification values (CVV) or any authentication data allowing cardholder identification or a purchase to be made………….The group added it did not believe…

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