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The Home Depot today confirmed that its payment systems were breached by hackers earlier this year. The company is yet to outline the details of the attack, but used vague language to suggest that customers who used credit or debit cards at its retail stores in the US and Canada over the last five months […]

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Home Depot admitted today that hackers really did breach the company’s payment systems in US and Canadian stores and may have been breaking in since April, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Atlanta-based home improvement chain said it investigated the hack with banks, law enforcement, and tech security companies like…

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Although recently discovered and analyzed, the Backoff malware for payment systems has been unveiled to have at least eight variants. The differences observed by security researchers relate to the installation path, registry entries and values, as well as the command and control (CC) severs contacted for instructions. An analysis from Symantec shows that the malware […]

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