Great Western Railway accounts breached
A British rail operator has reset more than a million customer accounts after discovering hackers had successfully breached a small percentage of them.
Great Western Railway said that about 1,000 of its passengers' details had been exposed.
The business - which runs trains between London, Penzance and Worcester - is part of the transport operator FirstGroup.
It said all bank information had been protected by encryption.
"We have identified unauthorised automated attempts to access a small number of GWR.com accounts over the past week," a spokesman told the BBC.
"While we were... read more
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