270 Million Target Customers Impacted by Breach
3Hacker Targets High-End Retailer Neiman Marcus
In the Neiman Marcus attack, approximately 1.1 million credit and debit card holders were impacted.
4Attackers Get Crafty Going After Michaels
Craft store Michaels confirmed in April that its stores were affected by point-of-sale malware from approximately May 8, 2013, to Jan. 27, 2014. Approximately 2.6 million credit cards were exposed in the incident.
5Sally Beauty Admits Breach in March
Sally Beauty admitted on March 5 that its systems had been breached, though it noted that “fewer than 25,000 records” were illegally accessed.
6Hackers Go for Chinese Takeout at P.F. Chang’s
Restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s confirmed on June 12 that its systems were breached. In order to keep taking customer credit cards, the restaurant temporarily reverted back to manual credit card imprinting.
7UPS Discovers Breach After Reading U.S. Government Advisory
On Aug. 20, UPS confirmed that 51 of its stores were breached. The breach had been active from Jan. 20 until Aug. 11. UPS noted that it found malware on its systems after reading a U.S. government advisory on POS malware.
8Grocery Chain SuperValu Admits Breach in August
9No Goodwill From Hackers
10Dairy Queen Investigating Potential Breach
Dairy Queen is investigating a data breach that may have impacted some of its stores.
Home Depot is now also investigating a potential data breach against its retail systems.