Attempted Robbery of Primark’s Servers Disrupts Extel Service

SPECIAL REPORT

LONDON--An attempted robbery of servers at Primark Corp.’s data center temporarily disrupted service of Extel information and Extel card data for Primark’s European customers.

The break-in occurred on July 22 at Primark’s data center in London. Joe Kasputys, Primark’s chairman and CEO, tells Inside Market Data that the company’s security system worked exactly as it should, but a security guard was overpowered by six people, and some damage was made to equipment, including the hard discs on th

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