UK retailer Dixons Carphone has confirmed there has been unauthorized access to user data held by the company. In a press release, the retailer revealed 5.9 million card records were compromised. The hack targeted one of the processing systems of Currys PC World and Dixons Travel stores.

While 5.8 million of these cards have chip and pin protection, there are a total of 105,000 non-EU issued payment cards that do not have that kind of extra security.

Dixons also confirmed that 1.2 million records containing non-financial personal data, such as name, address or email address, have…

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