11 Jun '11, 12pm

of hackers hits citibank. credit card data taken from 200,000 customers: Citibank releases statement on its webs...

Citibank releases statement on its website regarding the recent breach in which hackers acquired personal information on about 200,000 credit card holders . A compromise to Citi Account Online was discovered and rectified in early May as part of routine monitoring, and a limited number, roughly one percent of North America Citi-branded credit card accounts were impacted. The customers' account information (such as name, account number and contact information, including email address) was viewed. However, the customers' social security number, date of birth, card expiration date and card security code (CVV) were not compromised. We are in the process of sending notification letters to customers whose information was impacted. Citi has implemented enhanced procedures to prevent a recurrence of this type of event. For the security of our customers, we are not disclosing furth...

Full article: http://lancerlord.blogspot.com/2011/06/of-hackers-hits-ci...

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