Carphone Warehouse

Just one month later, the Currys PC World/Dixons Travel hack would have cost them a heck of a lot more

DSG Retail, the parent company of Currys PC World and Dixons Travel, has been fined £500,000 for a hack which lasted from July 2017 to April 2018.

But if the breach had lasted for just one month longer, they could have expected a much MUCH larger penalty.

Dixons Carphone admits hack far bigger than originally thought

Company now says approximately 10 million personal records could have been accessed in security breach.

Dixons Carphone data breach – millions put at risk of fraud

Once again a large company has suffered a huge data breach, putting millions of innocent customers at risk.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Did Carphone Warehouse hackers use a DDoS attack as camouflage?

Report suggests that the hack against Carphone Warehouse was disguised with a denial-of-service attack.

Carphone Warehouse hacked: 2.4 million customer records at risk

Carphone Warehouse warns that hackers have accessed the personal information and bank details of millions of customers.