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Malware Attack Exposes Personal, Credit Card Details

DATA LOSS—U.S.

January 7, 2011

The Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) on Tuesday began notifying customers that a malware attack penetrated a database which contains current and former members' names, addresses, Social Security numbers, payment card numbers and more, reports Softpedia. In a letter to the New Hampshire Attorney General, PenFed says 514 residents of that state were affected. The total number of customers affected has not been disclosed. PenFed is offering a two-year subscription to an identity theft service and is recommending its customers routinely review their account statements and credit reports.
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