Carphone Warehouse fined £400,000 over 2015 data breach

Carphone Warehouse has been slapped with a £400,000 fine for a data breach which led to the theft of information belonging to millions of customers.

On Wednesday, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said the fine is one of the largest issued in the data watchdog’s history.

In 2015, Carphone Warehouse said that a data breach had led to the theft and exposure of sensitive, personal information belonging to up to 2.4 million customers.

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Source: ZDNet