British mobile retailer Carphone Warehouse has admitted that hackers have breached their IT systems, resulting in the data leak of some 2.4 million customers.
Hackers have gained access to the personal details of up to 2.4 million Carphone Warehouse customers as a result of a cyber-attack targeting the British mobile retailer, according to a report in the BBC.
A statement from the company revealed that an IT network belonging to one of the many online divisions of the firm was targeted in a “sophisticated cyber-attack” that took place within the last two weeks.
The company also admitted that millions of customers’ personal information may be compromised. The [...]