Sally Beauty investigates possible data breach

Sally Beauty is investigating reports of unusual activity on payment cards used in some U.S. stores. The retailer is working with law enforcement, its credit card processor and a third-party forensics expert.

The company said it will work to address any issues that may have occurred with customer information, reported CNBC. Sally Beauty has set up a hotline for concerned customers, who can also use it to get more information on the retailer's website.

Sally Beauty suffered a security breach back in March 2014 that affected thousands of credit and debit cards. Following the breach, customers affected by the incident received one free year of credit monitoring and protection from identity theft.

Sally Beauty currently operates 4,900 stores, including 200 franchised units throughout the world.

The list of retailers reporting breaches just keeps growing. In the past year and a half alone big-name retailers such as Kmart, Staples, Dairy Queen, Home Depot, Michael's, Supervalu and Target have all been hit by large-scale data breaches.

For more:
-See this CNBC article

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