Jun 9, 2011

Citibank has been hacked !

This whole month has been a hacking fiasco with the big companies pulled down to their knees by hackers. This started with playstation network being hacked and thousands of acoounts compromised , the national informatics website of india and now Citibank.
Yes the oldest credit card company whose card even my dad owns has been hacked. Citigroup admitted today that hackers breached into the bank's system and stole personal data of 200,000 customers. It is still not known which group of hackers has done the breach.

Statement by Citigroup to reuters:
“We are contacting customers whose information was impacted. Citi has implemented enhanced procedures to prevent a recurrence of this type of event,” Sean Kevelighan, a U.S.-based spokesman. ”For the security of these customers, we are not disclosing further details.”

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