PHOENIX BUSINESS JOURNAL – Data breaches at retailers such as Target (NYSE: TGT), Home Depot (NYSE: HD), Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) and others have a chilling effect on credit unions member services, said Credit Union National Association President and CEO Jim Nussle.
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.