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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1483 324,000 payment cards breached, CVVs included
About two months ago, a Twitterer going by 0x2Taylor announced a sizeable data dump.

More than 300,000 credit card records were uploaded to the file sharing service Mega; the data has since been removed from Mega, but not before it was widely downloaded by many interested parties.

By some standards, 300,000 stolen records doesn’t sound very many these days.

That’s a sad state of affairs, of course, caused by the daunting size of some high-profile attacks that have hit the news recently.
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#1483 324,000 payment cards breached, CVVs included
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#1477 Mozilla patching Firefox certificate pinning vulnerability
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