Tuesday, June 21, 2005

International fallout from the Cardsystems breach

We've heard that information related to Canadian, Australian and Japanese customers was involved in the Cardsystems breach. Helsingin Sanomat is reporting that 500 Finns are affected, as well.

Helsingin Sanomat - International Edition - Foreign:

"Sensitive information contained in the credit cards of about 500 Finns were among the up to 40 million cards that were compromised recently by hackers in the United States.

'We have been given the card numbers from Visa International and MasterCard International', said Heikki Kapanen, CEO of the Finnish credit card service company Luottokunta on Sunday...."

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