Thousands of British credit card details traded online


The credit card details of thousands of Britons are being sold on the Internet by hackers intent on committing identity fraud.

At least 400 credit card numbers are sold per day, along with other personal information such as dates of birth and mothers' maiden names, The Times said.

A credit card number fetches one dollar (0.83 euros) in Internet chatrooms, whereas a card with a three-digit code is traded for five dollars. Thousands of British credit card details traded online - Netscape News

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