Up To 1.5M Credit Card Numbers May Have Been Stolen In Visa, MasterCard Security Breach | TechCrunch
April 5th, 2012 | Information Security
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On Friday, we heard the news that payments processor Global Payments was hit with a massive security breach involving MasterCard and Visa cardholders. At the time it was unclear the reach of the security issue, which was being investigated by the U.S. Secret Service. Tonight, Global Payments reports that those cards affected in the breach processing system were confined to North America and up to 1.5 million card numbers may have been exported. Visa had originally pegged that number at around 50,000 cards stolen.
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