Neiman Marcus hack reportedly went undetected for months

Friday, January 17th, 2014

A security breach that yielded Neiman Marcus customers' payment card information went undetected for nearly six months, according a report in the New York Times. The upscale department store revealed Friday that hackers may have stolen customers' credit and debit card information during an intrusion it detected in mid-December, but sources told the Times ...

Neiman Marcus notifying customers after card data breach

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

Neiman Marcus has been notifying customers of a data breach after hackers stole merchant card information for an undisclosed number of shoppers. The high-end retailer said it was working with the U.S. Secret Service and a forensics firm to investigate the theft, which it said it learned about in December from ...

Millions of accounts compromised in Snapchat hack

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Hackers appear to have posted account info for 4.6 million users of quickie social-sharing app Snapchat, making usernames and at least partial phone numbers available for download. The data were posted to the website By late Wednesday morning, that site had been suspended. The hack was seemingly intended to urge Snapchat to ...

Sources: Target Investigating Data Breach

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Nationwide retail giant Target is investigating a data breach potentially involving millions of customer credit and debit card records, multiple reliable sources tell KrebsOnSecurity. The sources said the breach appears to have begun on or around Black Friday 2013 — by far the busiest shopping day the year. According to sources at two ...

Have I been pwned?

Friday, December 6th, 2013

A very useful site was just created to check if any of your online accounts have been compromised (yet): It’s trustworthy…I know the guy who runs it and it will be updated with all the major data breaches going forward.