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 […]

How the Target Credit Card Data Breach Worked


*+-Consumers are certainly justifiably a bit on edge when it comes to pulling their credit or debit cards out of there wallet these days. Recent data breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus, and apparently ongoing breaches at other US retailers have come as a short sharp shock to the shopping psychology of some as each day […]

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 […]

Morning Wrapup: Notebook News for April 4th

Samsung RV511 Hands On

*+-This morning in Notebooks we look at an explosion in email malware, a new AMD Fusion notebook and a few reviews and hands on with new notebooks including the early 2011 MacBook Pro 15″ notebook with the Core i7 processor. Perhaps the biggest post from the morning is our huge MacBook Pro 15″ review which […]