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TJX Settles with 41 States

TJX announced that it has settled with 41 Attorneys General over its massive data breach that they disclosed two years ago. In its statement, TJX denied that it broke any laws, saying, “TJX firmly believes that it did not violate any consumer protection or data security laws.” Under the terms of the settlement, as...

Revising the Top 10 Data Loss Incidents list

It’s been a while since I posted a list of the largest breaches or data loss incidents. My list often does not totally match others’ lists because of different criteria and sources that I use, but we’re often pretty close in our lists. This time, however, my list will likely appear significantly different, due,...

TJX Maxx hacker banged up for 30 years

John E. Dunn reports: Maksym Yastremskiy, the Ukrainian accused of being a key figure in the infamous TJX Maxx Wi-Fi hack of 2005, has been sentenced to 30-years in prison by a Turkish court. Yastremskiy – or ‘Maksik’ as he was sometimes identified – was one of 11 people eventually arrested at the request...