Sears May Be Next Major Retailer To Be Breached

Sears May Be Next Major Retailer To Be Breached

Via slashdot:

The Secret Service is investigating a possible security breach at Sears Holding Corp., which may be one of two major retailers rumored to have been breached in ways similar to December 2013 attacks on Target Corp. and Neiman-Marcus Group.

Verizon Communications, Inc. reported two possible breaches of major retailers, according to a Feb. 26 Wall Street Journal story.

Though Verizon didn’t name the retailers or provide any details, its lead investigator hinted that the same attackers, malware or techniques may be involved in at least two more large-scale attacks. “I’d say the earmarks of these...

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