Dixons Carphone breach: 10 times as many victims as first thought

Tom Allen
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Dixons says that the stolen records do not contain personal information

The number of people affected by the Dixons Carphone data breach has risen from an initial figure of 1.2 million to 10 million, the company has announced following an investigation. Up to 1.2 mi...

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