Security breaches hit 3,000 Maine credit cards

The Associated Press
Posted Jan. 28, 2011, at 10:37 a.m.

BATH, Maine — A Maine credit union is issuing about 3,000 new credit and debit cards after electronic security breaches involving an unnamed retailer and a processing center.

Five County Credit Union of Bath says the breach involved a third party, not the credit union.

An official at the credit union tells WGME-TV no personal information or money is at risk.

The officials say hey say it’s another sign of how aggressive hackers are, and how aggressive banks and credit unions need to be to respond to the threat.

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