Massive Credit Card Breach Linked to NYC Parking Garage, Taxi Company

A woman is hailing a yellow cab on Lower Manhatten on March 10, 2010 in New York, New York.
Hope she plans to pay cash. Photo: Jan Johannessen/Getty Images

According to the Post, it is now believed that thieves (possibly linked to New York City Dominican gangs) compromised some 10 million Mastercard and Visa credit cards processed through Global Payments, Inc. by using special client access codes belonging to a parking garage or taxi company in the city. Krebs on Security, which first broke the story yesterday, has a similar report, though there is one notable difference: