ChewBacca Malware Stole 49,000 Payment Card Details in 11 Countries

Mary-Ann Russon reports:

Security researchers have discovered that a piece of malware named after the Star Wars character Chewbacca has been used to steal payment card and personal information 49,000 payment cards stored by 45 retailers in 11 countries.

Details from the payment cards were stolen from 24 million payment card transactions over two months, according to researchers from security company RSA.

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