Items Tagged with 'credit card breach'


  • Home Depot warns customers with stolen email addresses

    Recommends customers be alert for phishing emails
    Home Depot today emailed the millions of customers whose email addresses were stolen in the massive data breach that also compromised 56 million payment cards: "In all likelihood this event will not impact you, but we recommend that you be on the alert for phony emails requesting personal or sensitive information."
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  • Home Depot hackers also stole 53 million emails

    Massive data breach gets worse
    In addition to the previously disclosed theft of the payment card data, Home Depot said Thursday that files containing approximately 53 million email addresses were also stolen, but advised that the files did not contain passwords, payment card information or sensitive personal information.
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  • Home Depot breach cost credit unions almost $60M

    CUNA calls for Congressional action; 7.2 million cards affected
    The data security breach at Home Depot stores in September cost credit unions nearly $60 million to reissue cards, deal with fraud and cover other costs, according to the results of a new survey of credit unions conducted by the Credit Union National Association.
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