Tech: Staples Breach 1.16 Million Payment Cards Information Accessed

Staples just announced that he security breach they where looking into was in fact malware infected point of sales computer at 113 stores between Agust ans September. Also 2 stores may have been affected from July to September.

August 10, 2014 through September 16, 2014. At two stores, the malware may have allowed access to data from purchases made from July 20, 2014 through September 16, 2014.

Staples believes that about 1.16 million payment cards have been affected. They are offering free identity theft protection to those that used a credit card for payment at on of the store in the time frame. To see if you have been affected by this or can qualify for the identity protection check the store list here.

If you want to learn more about the this, including the dates of breach and how to sign up for the free credit monitoring, visit here.

Source:

Gizmodo Via Staples Official Press Reease

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