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Global Payments: 1.5 million credit, debit cards may be breached
Global Payments: 1.5 million credit, debit cards may be breached

Data from up to 1.5 million credit and debit cards from all major card brands, including MasterCard, Visa and Discover, may have been stolen in a data breach at processing firm Global Payments Inc. But so far, the company does not know of any fraudulent transactions on infiltrated accounts, said Chief Executive Paul  R. Garcia in a conference call with analysts on Monday. The hack was confined to North America, he said. And while card numbers may have been swiped, the company said in a statement late Sunday that cardholder names, addresses and Social Security numbers are safe. “It is crucial to understand that this incident does not involve our merchants or their...

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