Credit card breach exposes 40 million accounts

In what could be the largest data security breach to date, MasterCard International on Friday said information on more than 40 million credit cards may have been stolen.


This is a biggie, and it appears to be just one in a series of large incidents in recent times:


“In past months, data leaks have been reported by Bank of America and Wachovia, data brokers ChoicePoint and LexisNexis, and the University of California at Berkeley and Stanford University. “


http://news.com.com/MasterCard+breach+hits+40+million+accounts/2100-1029_3-5751886.html

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