Carphone Warehouse suffers social media backlash after 2.4m customers’ data breached

Bank details, names, addresses and dates of birth were among the reams of personal data that could have been breached by what the retailer said was a “sophisticated” attack. Carphone Warehouse admitted the breach today (8 August) despite the discovering the attack on an IT system of one its UK divisions last week (5 August).

The affected division handles the sites, and as well as services for iD Mobile, TalkTalk Mobile, Talk Mobile.