60,000 credit card details stolen

Sixty thousand credit card customer records held by a internet domain name reseller, Bottle Domains, have been stolen and offered for sale to criminals on a hackers website. NAB has confirmed that fraud has been detected on some of the stolen card numbers while Commonwealth Bank says it is closely monitoring card transactions.

An Australian Federal Police spokeswoman confirmed that a 22 year old Perth man was arrested soon after the postings to the website. He appeared in the Perth magistrates court on 10 February charged with dishonestly dealing in personal financial information.

Domain name regulator – au Domain Administration Ltd (AuDA) sent an email to all Bottle Customers informing them of the security breach. The email warning included a warning to Bottle Customers to keep a watch on their credit-card accounts.

Source: eCommerce Report

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