Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Cyber ​​criminals have stolen 2.4 million card customers Schnuck Markets

Cyber ​​criminals stole 2.4 million credit and debit card customers store chain Schnuck Markets (St. Louis, USA).

Representatives of Schnuck Markets reported that as a result of a series of cyberattacks unknown attackers (in the period from December 2012 to March 29, 2013) was able to gain access to the rooms, and the expiration dates of credit and debit card customers 70 of 100 outlets Schnuck Markets. It is noted that the attackers could not get access to the personal data of cardholders. How do cybercriminals managed to penetrate into the information network Schnuck Markets is not specified. We only know that they have used malware.

Schnuck Markets Leaders asked the banks - issuers stolen cards, informing them about the incident. The investigation of the incident, the FBI in conjunction with the secret service. Clients Schnuck Markets, affected by the incident, warned that cyber criminals may try to find out their personal information (social security number, etc.) turned to them under the guise of law enforcement officers involved in the investigation of theft.

Leaders Schnuck Markets has officially apologized to victims, ensuring that this is no longer repeated. Schnuck Markets expects that the measures taken will help us regain the trust of customers.

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