Msg#: 4621103 posted 5:44 pm on Nov 4, 2013 (gmt 0)
Somebody somewhere must be very happy with those records. High rollers might not notice relatively small purchases on their cards.
A hacker break in at a U.S. company that brokers reservations for limousine and Town Car services nationwide has exposed the personal and financial information on more than 850,000 well-heeled customers, including Fortune 500 CEOs, lawmakers, and A-list celebrities.Limo Reservations Service Site Hacked [krebsonsecurity.com]
Itís understandable why the company would decline to comment: Inside the plain text archive apparently stolen from the firm are more than 850,000 credit card numbers, expiry dates and associated names and addresses. More than one-quarter (241,000) of all compromised card numbers were high- or no-limit American Express accounts, card numbers that have very high resale value in the cybercrime underground.