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Fashion shops hit by hack

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International fashion business Forever 21 is the latest retailer to suffer a databreach. The Los Angeles-headquartered clothing chain, which has over 800 stores all round the world, announced that hackers may have infiltrated the point-of-sale systems in some of its outlets, potentially stealing customers’ payment card details. So far, details… Read more »

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Popular second hand tech retailer hacked

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In the old days, robbers and looters would break into an electronics store and make off with TVs, camcorders, stereos and whatever else they could carry. In the modern world they just steal its customers’ identities. CeX, a major retailer of second hand technology and computer games headquartered in London’s… Read more »

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M&S customer info exposed in brief technical glitch

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Well-known retailer Marks & Spencer took its website offline for a couple of hours last week after complaints by customers that they could see personal data belonging to other people as they shopped. Marks & Spencer has denied that it was the victim of a hack attack and is instead… Read more »

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Hilton investigates hack claims

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The Hilton Hotel group has possibly been the victim of a credit card hack through its chain of shops and gift outlets, which it is currently investigating. The security breach is away from the hotel’s main booking system and seems to have occurred during a three month period earlier in… Read more »

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North American retailers become victims of suspected widespread hacking

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A suspected security breach involving the credit card details of thousands of customers has caused retailers CVS, Costco and Walmart Canada to close their photo-processing websites and other mobile photo services. The breach seems to be specific to the photography element of these companies’ operations and no other part of… Read more »

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Barnes & Noble suffers major hack attack

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Customers who shopped in various locations of the US bookstore giant, Barnes & Noble, may have had their credit card details stolen by hackers. 63 stores were affected, including some of the company’s busiest locations in New York, Chicago, Miami and San Diego. The hackers got the information by breaking… Read more »

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