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Home Depot Says 56 Million Credit/Debit Cards Compromised In Breach

Weeks after it was first reported that Home Depot’s in-store payment systems had been breached for many months, the world’s largest home improvement retailer has finally given some idea about the number of accounts that may have been compromised. 371 more words

Chase Proactively Replacing Some Debit, Credit Cards Involved In Home Depot Breach

Home Depot has yet to confirm the estimated number of customer credit and debit card accounts that were compromised during the data breach that affected thousands of stores for five months, and it’s not known whether much of the stolen card info will ever be sold by the hackers now that everyone knows about the massive theft. 248 more words

Book Review: "Hack Attack", The alliance of silence - Julian Petley

According to most  British newspapers, the Leveson Inquiry was a complete waste of time and money, based on the false premise that in 2002  News of the World… 1,215 more words

Media

Friendly Hack: Hackers Hit TX Dept of Family & Protective Services

“Ethical” hackers expose holes in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services website.

NewsFix

Senators Request Info From Home Depot, Apple On Recent Data Disasters

Following two serious violations of consumers’ privacy — the theft of potentially hundreds of millions of credit and debit card numbers from Home Depot, and the personal photos and information stolen from Apple iCloud accounts of numerous female celebrities — some lawmakers in D.C. 260 more words

Hack attacks: Headed your way?

Home Depot. Apple Inc. (celebrity nude photos). Target (last Christmas). JP Morgan Chase.

The list goes on and on. It seems every day we hear about another cyber security attack. 394 more words

Associations

ID Thieves Don't Need PINs To Withdraw Cash From Debit Cards Stolen From Home Depot

When Home Depot confirmed the potentially massive data breach of its in-store payment systems in the U.S. and Canada, it tried to quell some concerns by saying there was no evidence that PIN info for debit cards had been compromised in the attack. 545 more words