Supervalu is the latest retailer to experience a data breach, announcing today that cybercriminals had accessed payment card transactions at some of its stores.
As if retailers needed any reminders that their businesses are vulnerable to security breaches, experts at a recent conference warned that Target and P.F. Chang's are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to credit card fraud.
Russian hackers have amassed billions of stolen user names, passwords and email addresses. The database is believed to be the single biggest stash of stolen identity information, ever.
Sandwich chain Jimmy John's is the likely victim of the latest retail data breach.
There's a new cyber threat to retailers, Backoff malware that infiltrates retail computer systems through remote desktop applications.
There is a near constant flow of breaking news about cyber crime and data breaches, but one Florida man managed to scam nearly $300,000 from Apple and other retail stores in a decidedly low-tech way. According to a complaint filed with a federal court in Florida, Laverne Parrish Jr. was arrested July 17 and has been detained pending trial. Parrish, 24, successfully overrode payment terminals 42 times in 16 different states and stole more than $300,000 from Apple stores, $7,753 in one transaction.
Collaboration is the key to cyber security. This was the underlying message delivered by Target's security team as the retailer tries to move past the massive data breach of 2013.
Shopper distrust following a series of retail data breaches is high—three in 10 shoppers say they don't trust retailers to protect personal and financial data against cyber criminals.
Blogger Brian Krebs is responsible for breaking many a story about cybercrime, but more than anything he believes that retailers need to fundamentally change the way they respond to breaches.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into whether companies properly handled and disclosed cyber attacks in the wake of a series of major data breaches.