Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Home Depot Confirms Security Breach ... Offers Free Identity Protection (Link Included)...

Home Depot on Monday confirmed a breach of its payment data systems in the United States and Canada.
The attack goes back as far as April, the world's largest home improvement retailer said in a statement
The theft appears to have been limited to credit cards.
"There is no evidence that debit PIN numbers were compromised," the company said.
The stolen credit card data appears to have been taken when the magnetic strips on the back of credit cards were swiped at cash registers at the company.
In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday, Home Depot indicated the information was stolen by malicious software (malware) that had infected its computer network.
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