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Credit cards hacked.

CREDIT CARDS HACKED. An unconfirmed breach at a Barbados-based data acquiring company has left thousands of Visa and Mastercard credit cards issued by Bahamian banks compromised, reports The Nassau Guardian (Feb. 28, 2013). "All Bahamian banks had their card data compromised. This theft took place elsewhere and we were notified by Visa," said Anwer Sunderji, CEO of Fidelity Bank (Bahamas). Paul McWeeney, the managing director at Bank of The Bahamas, said credit card companies and the Central Bank called all major financial institutions to warn them of the breach. The bank will replace at least 2,000 credit cards as a defensive measure. Websense Inc, a leader in Internet security, said The Bahamas is ranked second among the top five countries in the world which host phishing sites. The Bahamas was the only Caribbean nation on the list.
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Title Annotation:BAHAMAS
Publication:Caribbean Update
Date:Apr 1, 2013
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