Boots blocks Advantage Card following cyber attack affecting 150,000 customer accounts

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Boots claims it acted after identifying a credential-stuffing cyber attack

Boots has blocked Advantage loyalty card holders from using their cards to pay for goods today after detecting a cyber attack potentially compromising 150,000 accounts. The company claims that i...

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