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Home Depot breach bigger than Target at 56 million cards

2014/09/18

Reuters - (International) Home Depot officials reported September 18 that 56 million payment cards were likely compromised when attackers used custom-built malware to breach the networks of stores in the U.S. and Canada between April and September 8 when the breach was detected. Costs associated with the breach are estimated to total $62 million to date.

Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/18/us-home-depot-dataprotection-idUSKBN0HD2J420140918

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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