Virgin media data leak

On the same day yesterday, when the US-based telecom giant T-Mobile admitted a data breach, the UK-based telecommunication provider Virgin Media announced that it has also suffered a data leak incident exposing the personal information of roughly 900,000 customers. The company said Thursday that its system had been compromised and some customer service members may have breached their passwords to access credit card info from at least 11 banks in London as well Paris.

This is but a small part for more serious financial crimes such: insider trading by hedge funds; stolen identities belonging both to government officials who received cash payments – usually on behalf an IT firm or bank — and individuals (often drug traffickers) living abroad based on aliases linked with other crime scenes around Europe and Africa who receive money directly through those organizations while trying repeatedly « to get » foreign currency into U’s accounts via various electronic wallets sold under different names online