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  • Home Depot investigating massive data breach

    Home Depot has confirmed it is investigating some "unusual activity" related to a data breach, making the home improvement retailer the latest potential victim of cyber criminals.

Macy's launches a digital wallet

Macy's is hopping on the digital wallet bandwagon. The retailer said in an Aug. 26 announcement that shoppers would be able to use the new option to manage special offers and make in-store and online payments.

The untold story of the Target data breach

Target's data breach is among the largest to date and has impacted the retailer far beyond the event's scope and moment in time.

Macy's to invest $1B in CapEx as omnichannel grows

Macy's is putting its money where its mouth is, promising to invest up to $1 billion in technology and infrastructure to support online and omnichannel efforts.

Walmart rolling out EMV-enabled MasterCards

Walmart has issued a store-branded MasterCard that uses chip-and-PIN, or EMV, technology. The retailer announced the new card on its corporate blog, telling shoppers they can expect theirs in the mail within "the next few weeks."

Backoff malware widespread, PCI Council issues call to action

Backoff malware has affected more than 1,000 U.S. businesses, infecting POS systems from Target to Supervalu. The United States Secret Service and Department of Homeland Security has issued a warning that the Backoff POS malware may have infected more systems than previously believed.

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