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Romanian hackers behind theft of 500,000 Australian credit cards busted in “largest ever investigation”

News outlets in Australia are reporting that a group of cyber-criminals in Romania has been busted after apparently stealing the details of 500,000 Australian credit cards.

According to the Herald Sun, the group gained access to small retail outlets to pick up the details, 30,000 of which have already been used to buy goods worth $30 million AUS (around 31m USD). The operation was a joint effort between the Australian Federal and Romanian National Police forces.

Read more about it.

http://thenextweb.com/au/2012/11/29/largest-data-breach-investigation-ever-undertaken-by-australian-law-enforcement-leads-to-a-bust-in-romania/

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