Monday, January 19, 2009

Hackers Hit KY Bank Debit Cards

"Thousands of Forcht Bank customers had their debit cards disabled, after hackers posed a threat to their accounts.

"Officials at the bank say they deactivate-activated 8,5000 of their customers' cards as a precaution after officials say a retail merchant's computer system was hacked into.

"Forcht bank officials say none of their customers reported having any fraudulent transactions with their accounts. But say they deactivate-activated their debit cards as a precautionary measures.

"... those customers will receive new debit cards between 7 to 10 days.

"The debit card processor, a company called STAR, says they are not quite sure which retail company it was that hackers hit."

From WKYT...

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