Stolen information worth £300m recovered by GCHQ

Duncan Gardham reports:

Details stolen from more than a million credit cards across Europe, worth an estimated £300 million, have been recovered by the GCHQ spy agency, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.

William Hague, the Foreign Secretary, said the agency had joined forces with the Serious and Organised Crime Agency to obtain the information as part of the ongoing cyber war against foreign states and criminals.

Read more on The Telegraph. No indication as to who the data thieves were or where/how the data were recovered.

h/t Brian Honan.

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