Dixons Carphone says 10 million accounts may have been hacked
(Reuters) — Some 10 million Dixons Carphone records containing personal data may have been accessed in a 2017 cyber attack, the British electronics and mobile phone retailer said on Tuesday, boosting an earlier estimate of 1.2 million.
It was the second major cyber attack in three years on the company, which has about 22 million customers in the U.K. and Ireland. It apologized to customers on Tuesday and said that an investigation into the hacks was nearly complete.
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