National Lottery suffers data breach, exposes 26,500 customer accounts

Kelly Fiveash reports:

Thousands of National Lottery players have been exposed to a data breach allowing malefactors to potentially ransack customers’ transaction history, date of birth, bank sort code, and the last four digits of their bank account number, its operator Camelot confirmed on Wednesday morning.

The company—which has 9.5 million players on its books—said that 26,500 accounts had been accessed, adding that 50 of them “had some activity take place.”

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