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California street gangs busted for cybercrime wave

A 240-count indictment against 32 member of the BullyBoys and CoCo Boys street gangs in California were levied for a variety of cybercrimes, including stealing retail point of sale terminals to obtain customer personally identifiable information. The charges were brought by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and include 63 counts of conspiracy to commit grand…

Malware campaign infects thousands of Magento e-commerce sites

Over the last six months, a recently discovered, highly prolific payment card-scraping campaign managed to infect more than 7,000 online stores running on the open-source Magento e-commerce software platform. In an Aug. 30 blog post, Dutch security researcher Willem de Groot reported that the operation involved online payment skimming malware called MagentoCore. Of the 7,339…

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Unauthorized party accesses Macys.com and Bloomingdales.com customer accounts

For nearly two months, an unauthorized party reportedly used stolen usernames and passwords to log into the online accounts of certain Macys.com and Bloomingdales.com customers. The breach took place from April 26 through June 12, compromising data such as full names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays, and payment card numbers with expiration dates, according…

Hackers get into PDQ’s hen house, swipe credit card data

The fast-food chain PDQ is telling its customers their payment card information may have been compromised for up to a year due to a point-of-sale data breach. The Tampa-based chicken restaurant chain reported that between April 20, 2017 and May 19, 2018 payment card information was vulnerable due to malware being inserted into PDQ’s system,…

Chili’s got data breached, data breached, data breached

Chili’s is informing its customers that between March and April 2018 payment card information was compromised at some of its 1,600 locations and industry execs are giving the restaurant chain props for quickly coming forward once the breach was discovered. The restaurant chain learned of the breach on May 11 and has since determined that…

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