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Credit Card Breach Hits 2.6M Michaels Customers

Plus 400K Aaron Brothers customers

(Newser) - Michaels Stores Inc. said yesterday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7% of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach. The nation's largest arts and crafts chain said its subsidiary Aaron Brothers was also attacked, with... More »

Credit Card Info Stolen From Barnes & Noble Keypads

Hackers break into point-of-sale terminals

(Newser) - Bad news if you've recently swiped your credit card at a Barnes & Noble: Hackers broke into keypads at 63 of the bookstores, making off with customers' credit card info. The breach was first discovered on Sept. 14, but kept hush-hush because the FBI was investigating, CNET reports. For... More »

Hackers Spill Israelis' Credit Card Info

Hackers claim to be Saudis

(Newser) - Israeli credit card companies say hackers claiming to be Saudis disclosed credit card information of thousands of Israelis on the Internet. The companies, however, disputed the hackers' claims that 400,000 credit card holders were affected; Israel's central bank put the number at 15,000. The Ynet news website... More »

Anonymous Releases 75K Stolen Credit Card Numbers

Hackers got into private security firm Stratfor

(Newser) - The band of hackers known as Anonymous has just released the names, email addresses, and passwords for around 860,000 users of Stratfor, a security think tank, as well as 75,000 credit card numbers belonging to Stratfor's paying customers. The initial digital theft took place on Dec. 24,... More »

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