UK: Credit card provider suffers breach, personal data lost

MBNA, the UK¹s largest credit card provider, has confirmed that a laptop containing the personal details of its customers has been stolen from one of its third party contractors ­ NCO Europe Ltd ­ earlier this month. The information is said to include personal details, however, no PIN numbers were reported to be contained in the stolen data.

Although the exact details have yet to be confirmed, it is expected that thousands of customers will be affected by this incident. Whilst the situation is monitored, MBNA has provided affected customers with free
access to CreditExpert from Experian over the next 12 months.

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Thanks to Sharon Polsky, President of Amina Consulting Corp. for sending this link.

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