HACKERS GAIN ACCESS TO CUSTOMER DATA AT CITIGROUP

By RPLLC • June 9th, 2011

Citigroup Inc. has confirmed a computer breach which has given hackers access to customers’ data.
Unauthorized access was discovered through the bank’s routine monitoring system. A spokesperson for the bank confirms that 1 percent of card customers were affected by the breach.

The information that was compromised includes names of customers, account numbers and contact information such as email addresses. However, social security numbers, dates of birth, card expiration dates and card security numbers were not viewed according to Citigroup.

A spokesperson for Citigroup Inc. says, “We are contacting customers whose information was impacted. Citi has implemented enhanced procedures to prevent a reoccurrence of this type of even.”

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If your identity or bank information has been compromised in this or a similar situation, contact the lawyers at Rikard and Protopapas at 803.978.6111, or email to info@rplegalgroup.com.

 

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