Neiman Marcus Hack Snares 1.1 Million but Dates of Hack are Weird

The folks at Target are probably breathing a short sigh of relief today as Neiman Marcus is grabbing the headlines about data breaches and credit card theft. Today Neiman Marcus is putting up some numbers and dates about the breach that occurred in its stores. In a update on the Neiman Marcus website it says […]

Target Data Breach May Have Extended Beyond December 15


The credit card data breach that snared Target, its customers, and banking institutions across the US during the busy 2013 holiday shopping season has been a top news and concern item since Krebs On Security broke the story. With reports of Neiman Marcus and other US retailers being caught up in the mix, the story […]

Reuters: Other US Retailers Hit By Holiday Credit Card Data Breach


I hate to say that this news is unsurprising, but it is. Reuters is reporting tonight that during the recent holiday shopping season at least three other smaller US retailers were hit by possibly similar credit card data breaches as Target and Neiman Marcus. When news of the Neiman Marcus breach began surfacing earlier today, […]

Now Neiman Marcus Reports Credit Card Data Breach


This is beginning to sound like a broken record. Krebs on Security is reporting that high end retailer Neiman Marcus is now publicly owning up to a credit card data breach. Like the Target data breach in which the data of up to 110 million users was stolen, the breach happened during the busy holiday […]

Target Spokeswoman Says Breach Could Include Online Shoppers (UPDATED)


In the ongoing saga that surrounds the Target credit card data breach new information was delivered by Target earlier today that increased the number of customers affected from 40 million to 70 million. It was also made known that the information taken could include customer names, phone numbers, email and regular mail addresses in addition […]

Target Admits PIN Data Stolen in Data Breach


There were big fears a plenty once the news broke about US Retailer Target being hit with a major data breach. Potentially 40 million customers had their data¬†exposed during the peak of the holiday shopping season. One of those fears was that the thieves had captured not just credit card numbers and expiration dates, but […]

Target Credit Card Theft Big Topic of Holiday Conversation


Here’s hoping everyone who celebrates Christmas had a wonderful day yesterday or has wonderful days ahead as many are still traveling to and from celebration destinations. One of the great things about any holiday season is the chance to check in with friends and family about what’s going on in their lives and what’s important […]

Target Offers Apology and 10% Discount as Stolen Cards Flood Market


I sure wouldn’t want to be an upper level employee with Target this holiday season dealing with the ramifications from the recently reported credit card theft that hit the retailer. With potentially 40 million credit card numbers stolen and reports that some of those credit card numbers are already flooding the underground market, Target is […]

Target Confirms Credit Card Data Security Breach


Target has confirmed the credit card data security breach that we reported yesterday. In a letter on its corporate website. Target is telling customers that the breach occurred from November 27 through December 15. Credit and debit card information was taken from in store credit card systems that includes the credit card number, expiration date, […]