Another company hacked

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by boredog, May 8, 2016.

  1. boredog

    boredog Registered Member

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    Yesterday I got an e-mail from Wells Fargo telling me that they are sending me a new debit card because some one stole data. I called and they said it was not them that got compromised but rather a place I used my card. Pretty sure it would not be a mom and pop show so that only leaves a few places like CVS or Wal Mart. The bank won't tell me who because it is an ongoing investigation.
     
  2. itman

    itman Registered Member

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    Surprised this is the first time you received this type of notification. You must shop/e-tail at some really secure vendors.

    I remember one stint where my bank reissued my card three times in a 6 month period; all for the same reason.
     
  3. boredog

    boredog Registered Member

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    I did have an instance a few years ago where a charge for a motel showed up on my statement from Louisiana. I have never been there so they credited me back and issued a new card again. I just don't think hackers would go after a small company. They could go after say MGM liquor store though I suppose.
     
  4. Palancar

    Palancar Registered Member

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    The USA needs to "grow a pair" and start requiring chip cards ONLY!
     
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