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Posted by on Feb 27, 2012 in Hacking, Infosec | 0 comments

Microsoft India says, Its store hack could have exposed credit card details

Microsoft has done a somersault on in its recent hack of its online store in India, saying it might have compromised credit cards of customers in India.

When the Microsoft India store was hacked earlier this month, the company emailed its customers to assure them that “databases storing credit card details and payment information were not affected during this compromise”. However, it now that this is incorrect.

As Wall Street Journal columnist Amit Agarwal writes on his own blog, a new update from Microsoft, which was sent to its customers today, has rather different news “

Further detailed investigation and review of data provided by the website operator revealed that financial information may have been exposed for some Microsoft Store India customers.

source : Thenextweb
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