It’s not proving to be a good year for US retailers, and it’s just got worse.
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RAM-scraping malware thought to have targeted point-of-sale computers at chain of US craft stores.
It’s bad news for Michaels as well as its customers, as questions will be asked as to whether the firm learnt any lessons after suffering a damaging attack at its cash registers a couple of years ago.
Raising awareness amongst retailers about the need to properly protect shoppers’ credit and debit card information continues to be important.
So, what can you see here? A country & western sing-a-long all about PCI data security standards. Yes, really.
Posh US department store Neiman Marcus has been hit by hackers who managed to break into its systems and access the credit and debit card information of shoppers.
Anyone who shopped at Target between 27 November and 15 December is being told to be on their guard, after the North American retailer admitted they had been the victim of a massive data breach.