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Dixons Carphone has said a huge data transgres that has just taken place last year committed 10 million clients, up from its original think of 1.2 million.

The Carphone Warehouse and Currys PC World owner has been investigating the spoof since it was discovered in June .

It pronounced personal information, names, domiciles and email addresses may have been accessed last year.

However , no bank details were taken and it had located no proof that hoax had resulted from the breach.

The hackers likewise got access to records of 5.9 million remittances posters, but virtually all of those were protected by the chip and rod system.