Apple Pay competitor CurrentC hacked, alerts pilot program participants of security breach

Neil Hughes reports:

CurrentC, a mobile payment system that has found itself at odds with both Apple Pay and Google Wallet, announced on Wednesday that it has been hacked and that some users’ email addresses may have been obtained.

MCX, the company behind CurrentC, sent out the email on Wednesday, revealing that its security systems were breached by unauthorized third parties within the last 36 hours. The company says its investigations suggest that only users’ email addresses were obtained, but not any additional information.

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