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NYC Bike-Share Program Leaked Users’ Credit Card and Personal Information

Excerpt from Wall Street Journal

Jul 24, 2013 7:59 am

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A Citi Bike software glitch accidentally exposed sensitive personal and financial information — including credit card numbers — of more than 1,000 of its account holders, the bike sharing program’s operators wrote in a letter last  week to the affected customers.

The data breach occurred on April 15, according to a letter sent to a Citi Bike member reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. The letter was dated July 19.

 

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