Possible MasterCard security breach
Posted at: 11/02/2012 6:42 AM | Updated at: 11/02/2012 10:57 AM
First Niagara Bank is warning customers about a possible breach in MasterCard's security system.
First Niagara tells News10NBC it uses MasterCard to service the debit cards.
A bank spokesperson says MasterCard alerted them and to be safe.
The bank has deactivate affected cards and has re-issue new ones. A letter was sent to the cardholders that were affected.
First Niagara is not releasing the number of customers who could be affected or how the system might have been breached.
Anyone with a MasterCard could potentially be impacted by the breach, according to a First Niagara spokesperson.
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