Friday, November 07, 2014

Home Depot Credit Card Breach

Atlanta-based Home Depot has announced that investigators have discovered additional data thefts stemming from a security breach which stole the information of some 56 million credit and debit cards.
The Thursday announcement says that approximately 53 million e-mail addresses were also stolen through the malware implanted in hacked self-checkout registers. The company added that no passwords, payment card information, or personal data was stolen along with the e-mails. Home Depot also believes that no PIN numbers were stolen during the breach.
However, Home Depot is notifying the owners of the stolen e-mail addresses and advising them to be wary of phishing attacks meant to steal passwords and other sensitive information.
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