International bank HSBC said that its operations in Turkey had been hacked and the personal data of some million customers’ credit cards had been compromised, while emphasizing that there is no financial risk for the clients. HSBC Turkey identified the attack through its internal controls.
The information compromised consisted of card numbers and linked account numbers, card expiry dates and card holders’ names, the bank said. There is no evidence that any of its customers’ other financial information or personal information was compromised. The bank stated that its customers may continue to perform all banking transactions as usual.Read more