Thursday, June 16, 2011

Citigroup Hack Hit 360,000 Credit Cards

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 18:  A sign is dis...Citigroup's said that about one percent of customers had been affected, implying that around 200,000 had been affected.

Citigroup released a letter to its customers implying that around 360,083 card accounts had been affected.

Citigroup now says it's replaced the cards of about 217,000 customers.

It seems California was the hardest-hit state, with about 80,000 affected accounts.

Citigroup has reiterated that the information taken won't allow hackers to access funds directly.

11 commentaires:

Shaw said...

What is with all the hackers lately?

Kira said...

Damn, I had stocks with them. FML.

mens said...

better watch out where a store my cash than

kxxthanxx said...

banks being rubbish... what a surprise!

Blingpow Bing said...

First time I've been glad I have a poor credit score and no one will give me a credit card lol

Astaroth said...

it's apparently hacking season. thanks for keeping us up to date!

rkabala36 said...

This sucks for a lot of people I bet. Good thing I'm not a part of Citigroup.

Jackson.k said...

Whoa, that's impressive. Im surprised groups like these can still manage to do that in such huge numbers! interesting.

quinner said...

nice post

1ockedand1oaded said...

More evidence to show that companies really don't take care in how safe their information is. Now they just buy some branded software to protect information that affects people's lives.
I wonder if it was lulzsec?

Dearth said...

Man, that ain't gonna be good.
But I'm fascinated by their skills as well.

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