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UK Fines Dixons Carphone for Massive Breach
2020-01-10 11:03

British regulators have fined Dixons Carphone, a large electronics and phone retailer, &pound500,000 for a breach that exposed millions of payment card details and personal data due to point-of-sale malware. In January 2018, the ICO fined it &pound400,000 for a 2015 breach of its Carphone Warehouse subsidiary after an attacker exploited an outdated WordPress installation.

Dixons Carphone Breach: Much Larger Than First Thought
2018-08-01 10:37

A data breach at Dixons Carphone that was made public last month read more

Dixons Carphone: 10 Million Records Exposed in 2017 Breach
2018-07-31 13:02

Retailer Revises Breach Impact Upward; 5.9 Million Payment Cards Also ExposedStruggling European electronics giant Dixons Carphone says its investigation into a 2017 data breach has found that 10...

Dixons Carphone Data Breach Affects 10 Million Customers
2018-07-31 11:18

Dixons Carphone's 2017 data breach was worse than initially anticipated. In an announcement on Monday, Dixons Carphone, one of the largest consumer electronics and telecommunication retailers in...

Dixons Carphone: Yeah, so, about that hack we said hit 1.2m records? Multiply that by 8.3
2018-07-31 09:51

Retailer says probe found 10m records hit – but no evidence of fraud Dixons Carphone today admitted that the data breach it discovered last month affected nine times as many people as first believed.…

Dixons Carphone breach fallout shows long-term impact of a cyberattack
2018-06-21 13:26

Dixons Carphone discovered a massive data breach last week, with attackers accessing details for 5.9 million customer payment cards. Now, the company has taken a reputation and profits hit.

Dixons Carphone breach: Personal and payment card info compromised
2018-06-13 19:57

Dixons Carphone, the multinational electrical and telecommunications retailer that holds over 2,000 stores across the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe, has suffered a security breach. About the...

5.9 Million Card Details Accessed in Dixons Carphone Hack
2018-06-13 18:01

Dixons Carphone, a household name in the UK, announced (PDF) today that it is investigating "unauthorised access to certain data held by the company." It describes this access as "an attempt to...

Dixons Carphone Cyberattack Targets 5.9M Bank Cards
2018-06-13 13:30

Dixons Carphone said it discovered a massive cyberattack on its processing systems that targeted millions of payment cards and personal data records.

Dixons Carphone Breach: 5.9 Million Payment Cards Exposed
2018-06-13 12:33

1.2 Million Nonfinancial Records Also at Risk, Electronics Giant WarnsThe U.K.'s Dixons Carphone is investigating a data breach that resulted in the suspected exposure of 5.9 million payment cards...