WALL STREET JOURNAL — Target Corp. said Friday that personal information, including names, mailing addresses, and phone numbers, of some additional 70 million customers were stolen during a data breach at the retailer over the holidays.
REUTERS/HUFFINGTON POST — Office equipment supplier Staples Inc said the investigation of a data security breach showed that malware may have affected about 1.16 million payment cards. The breach at 115 of the company’s 1,400 stores was announced in October. Staples said it has since eradicated the malware.
KREBS ON SECURITY — Sources at several U.S. financial institutions say they have traced a pattern of credit card fraud back to accounts that all were used at different Chick-fil-A fast food restaurants around the country. Chick-fil-A told KrebsOnSecurity that it has received similar reports and is working with IT security firms and law enforcement in an ongoing investigation.
CHICAGO TRIBUNE — Jimmy John’s said it has learned of a data breach involving credit and debit card data at 216 of its locations, including four in Chicago and more than a dozen in the suburbs. The Champaign-based sandwich chain said it learned of the breach July 30 and is investigating. Jimmy John’s said it believes that an intruder stole login credentials to remotely access cash register systems.
CNN — United Parcel Service has discovered a computer breach at 51 stores, making Big Brown the latest retailer to lose customer data. UPS said that the hacking had escaped detection at stores in 24 states, or around 1% of its locations. At most stores, the malware attack occurred after March 26, and was eliminated by August 11.
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