Dixons fined £500,000 by ICO for crap security that exposed 5.6 million customers’ payment cards

Malware loaded onto more than 5k cash tills but pre-GDPR screw-up means retailer dodged bigger financial bullet

Dixons Retail is facing a £500,000 penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after a hacker installed malware that infected thousands of point of sale tills and scooped up 5.6 million payment card

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Source: Theregister.co.uk/security / Article: "Dixons fined £500,000 by ICO for crap security that exposed 5.6 million customers' payment cards"