Items tagged with Home-Depot

Target, Home Depot, Sears, and Kmart have all come under attack in the past year, with hackers breaching their insufficiently protected internal networks to obtain customer credit card data. The Home Depot breach was the largest, with 53 million email addresses and 56 million customer credit and debit card compromised. Thanks to Brian Krebs of KrebsonSecurity, we’re now learning that yet another retailer has had its credit card data compromised: Bebe Stores Inc. The chain caters to women and has 200 stores nationwide. Krebs is a little light on the details of the hack, but says that he began receiving... Read more...
While BlackBerry is mounting a resurgence with its newly released BlackBerry 10 OS and accompanying smartphones, the release apparently didn’t happen soon enough for Home Depot. According to Apple Insider, the home improvement retailer is replacing its fleet of BlackBerry phones with iPhones. All told, that’s going to be about 10,000 iPhone handsets spread out over the company’s field operations personnel, store managers, district managers, and other corporate-level employees. (There are another 60,000 or so employees that will continue to use less expensive Motorola devices--at... Read more...