October 9, 2014, Abby Callard By Abby Callard Associate Editor
The breaches of Target, Home Depot, eBay and Michaels are just the biggest among a rash of data breaches hitting retailers. Suffering a breach is now a fact of life for retailers, says security firm IDT911.
Retailers can expect criminals will continue to successfully penetrate their networks and must prepare for what to do ......
By Todd J. Behme August 15, 2014
Jewel-Osco suffered a data breach that exposed customers' payment-card information, marking the latest hacker attack on the retail industry.
All Jewel-Osco stores were affected, according to a spokeswoman. But as of this time, we have not determined that any card data was stolen, and there is no evidence of any misuse of our customers' data, she wrote in an email. The investigation is ongoing.
The chain's parent, a consortium of investors led by Cerberus Capital Management .....
Payment Cards Used at 216 Restaurants Potentially Affected.
By Jeffrey Roman, September 24, 2014.
The restaurant chain Jimmy John's has confirmed a payment card data breach that affected about 216 of its locations in 40 states.
Potentially exposed information includes card numbers and, in some cases, the cardholder's name, verification code and/or the card's expiration date. Information entered online, such as customer address, e-mail and password, remains secure, the company says. The Champaign, Ill.-based restaurant chain, which has more than 2,000 locations, ....
By Jeffrey Roman, September 19, 2014
Travel-booking website Viator is notifying approximately 1.4 million customers about a data breach that could potentially affect payment card data, along with other personal information, used to make bookings through the company's websites and mobile offerings.
In August, Viator officially became part of the TripAdvisor family of ......
By Jeffrey Roman, September 20, 2014. Follow Jeffrey @gen_sec
Sheplers, a western-wear retailer based in Frisco, Texas, says the company's payment systems have been breached by hackers who gained access to some of its customers' payment card information.
The breach potentially impacts customers who used payment cards at Sheplers' retail locations ...