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Ticketmaster breach 'part of massive bank card slurping campaign'

EnviableOne Bronze badge

Re: WHY...

quite frankly there are bigger holes inpayment processing than this and they arent even bothered fixing them.

the first four digits are set by the type of card and issuing bank, then you can start inventing data and sling it at the payment network (which has no retry limits) and brute force yourself a valid cc number, cvv expiry and digits in postcode (the only bit it ever checks,) and dont even bother with the name on card (this never get checked anyway) oh and if you fire a valid number at the system it will tell you which bits you got wrong too....

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