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Re: [Dataloss] Bank of America/VISA breach?
From: Richard Forno (rfornoinfowarrior.org)
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 09:16:49 CDT
That's interesting -- I had someone email me yesterday asking if I knew
anything about Chase servers being compromised.....which I said I didn't.
Just passing along the RUMINT in case there's any corroboration here.
On 8/9/06 10:13 AM, "lyger" <lygerattrition.org> wrote:
> A question posed by a member of another mailing list, forwarded with
> permission. All responses will be forwarded to the author:
> Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 18:08:02 -0400
> A friend of mine just had his Bank of America Visa debit card cancelled
> because BOA said that VISA just informed them that there was a "massive
> compromise" of Visa debit cards. Anyone know what's up?
> Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 20:15:56 -0400 (EDT)
> My friend got a call from BOA saying that there has been a "massive"
> compromise of Visa debit cards and his card might be affected. As a
> precaution, BOA is cancelling his old card and mailing him a new one. But
> there is an interesting twist. BOA wouldn't be cancelling the card for
> another hour to give my friend time to make one last withdrawl. He rushed
> over to his local ATM, but he tried to take out too much money when he
> went over his daily limit. When he tried a second withdrawl at lower
> amount, but the ATM said his card was cancelled.
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