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Hacked: Pub Chain JD Wetherspoon; 500,000+ Customers’ Records Breached

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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Hacked: Pub Chain JD Wetherspoon; 500,000+ Customers’ Records Breached

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Pub company JD Wetherspoon has confirmed that its database was the target of a cyberattack. The data breach could potentially affect over half a million customer records from the database. A database of over 650,000 customers of UK pub chain JD Wetherspoon has been breached by unknown malicious hackers. According to a statement put out by the company, a “very limited” number of customers have had their credit and debit card details stolen, although they are unlikely to be used for fraudulent transactions. While the card data was not encrypted, only the last four digits of payment card details were…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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