Malware

Thieves Jam Up Smucker’s, Card Processor (update 1)

Brian Krebs reports: Jam and jelly maker Smucker’s last week shuttered its online store, notifying visitors that the site was being retooled because of a security breach that jeopardized customers’ credit card data. Closer examination of the attack suggests that the company was but one of several dozen firms — including at least one credit card processor —...

More details emerge on 80sTees breach disclosed in 2013

Back in April 2013, 80sTees (80sTees.com) notified a number of state attorneys general that their customer payment card data had been compromised. According to reports to New Hampshire, Vermont, Maryland, and California: on January 29, 2013, the Pennsylvania-headquartered firm was asked by Discover to examine their system after suspicious charges were noted on customers’ cards following...

Neiman Marcus Missed 60,000 Alerts As Hackers Stole Credit Card Info

Ben Elgin, Dune Lawrence, and Michael Riley report: The hackers who raided the credit-card payment system of Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) set off alerts on the company’s security systems about 60,000 times as they slunk through the network, according to an internal company investigation. The hackers moved unnoticed in the company’s computers for more than eight months,...

Cost of Target data breach exceeds $200M so far just for card replacement-related costs for 22M customers

From the Credit Union National Association:  Financial institutions continue to respond to the massive data breach at Target. According to data collected by the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and the Credit Union National Association the costs associated with the Target data breech (sic) exceed $200 million.  CBA estimates the cost of card replacements for its members to have...