THOUSANDS of people in Birmingham are likely to be among those affected by a cyber attack on Carphone
saw its stock fall nearly 2% in early trading after the group, which also owns Currys PC World,, revealed details of the attack on Saturday.
Sebastian James, group chief executive of Dixons Carphone
, said: "We take the security of customer data extremely seriously, and we are very sorry that people have been affected by this attack.
4million customers may have been stolen after Carphone
Warehouse was hit by a cyber attack.
The names, addresses, dates of births and banking details have all be accessed by hackers in a cyber attack on a division of Carphone
Warehouse which took place on Friday.
Warehouse has warned the encrypted credit card information of up to 90,000 people may have been accessed during the attack.
Warehouse were fined pounds 245,000 by the Financial Services Authority for mis-selling mobile phone insurance in September.
We're delighted that The Carphone
Warehouse has selected Infinera for its national backbone," said Infinera CEO Jagdeep Singh.
During the August riots, Carphone
Warehouse rallied around local communities, championing local businesses in the clean-up and provided a pounds 10,000 fund to help local Birmingham businesses to get back on their feet.
PROFITS forecasts were raised for the third time in six months at Carphone
Warehouse, as it gears up for the launch of its first Best Buy megastore this week.
Warehouse geared up for the launch of its first Best Buy megastore today by raising profits guidance for the third time in six months.
Warehouse's TalkTalk broadband arm made its stock market debut today as the company split 21 years after it was founded by Charles Dunstone.