"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."
Published: June 17, 2005, 4:38 PM PDT Last modified: June 17, 2005, 6:14 PM PDT By Joris Evers Staff Writer, CNET News.com "In sheer numbers, this is probably one of the largest data security breaches," said James Van Dyke, principal analyst at Javelin Strategy & Research in Pleasanton, Calif. The breach occurred at CardSystems Solutions in Tucson, Ariz., a third-party processor of payment data, according to a MasterCard statement. An intruder was able to use security vulnerabilities to infiltrate the CardSystems network and access the cardholder data, MasterCard said."
The only easy day was yesterday.
...some do, some don't; some will, some won't (WR)