11 February 2016

Hackers hit Citi card customers

09 June 2011  |  8368 views  |  0 call centre Customer assitant

Citi has become the latest high profile victim of computer hackers, suffering a data breach that puts the personal information of around 200,000 North American card customers at risk.

The bank confirmed to the Financial Times that hackers breached Citi Account Online, compromising around one per cent of its 21 million credit card customers, in May.

Names, account numbers and e-mail addresses have been compromised but not birth dates, social security numbers and card security codes, which are held elsewhere.

Affected customers are being informed of the breach, law enforcement has been called in and fraud detection rules tightened up, Citi told the FT.

Citi admits customer data at risk after breach - FT

Comments: (0)

Comment on this story (membership required)
Log in to receive notifications when someone posts a comment

Finextra news in your inbox

For Finextra's free daily newsletter, breaking news flashes and weekly jobs board, sign up now.

Related blogs

Create a blog about this story (membership required)

Related stories

08 June, 2011
07 June, 2011
03 June, 2011
06 May, 2011
03 May, 2011
15 April, 2011
01 March, 2011
07 February, 2011
20 January, 2011

Related company news

 

Top topics

Most viewed Most shared
UK sets out open banking API framework
13499 views comments | 91 tweets | 85 linkedin
European mobile banking service Pocopay go...
7960 views comments | 25 tweets | 14 linkedin
Deutsche Bank calls for co-operation with...
7132 views comments | 27 tweets | 30 linkedin
How to accelerate your fintech startup
7117 views comments | 32 tweets | 9 linkedin
Wearable payments startup Fit Pay secures...
6484 views comments | 26 tweets | 9 linkedin

Featured job

£100,000 basic, £180,000 OTE + Benefits
London

Find your next job