Personal details of up to 2.4 million Carphone Warehouse customers may have been accessed in a cyber-attack, the mobile phone retailer says.
Up to 90,000 customers may also have had their encrypted credit card details accessed, it said in a statement.
While the “vast majority” of Carphone Warehouse customers are unaffected, the breach does concern some of the company’s separately managed divisions.
The retailer’s owner, Dixons Carphone, said it was very sorry for the attack.
The affected part of the company operates the OneStopPhoneShop.com, e2save.com and Mobiles.co.uk websites.
It also provides services to iD Mobile, TalkTalk Mobile, Talk Mobile and some Carphone Warehouse customers.
Sebastian James, chief executive of Dixons Carphone, said: “We are, of course, informing anyone that may have been affected, and have put in place additional security measures.
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