Over the years, countless people have looked at 16-digit credit card numbers and said things like “Why do they need so many numbers? It’s not like there are 9.999 quadrillion bank accounts out there.” Well, that’s true. But the numbers on your card aren’t just about how many accounts or cardholders exist. They also indicate information about your card issuer, … [More]
Multiple banks are reporting that hackers have accessed the credit cards of millions of Home Depot customers. The credit card information was offered for sale Tuesday on an underground site that traffics in stolen financial information, journalist Brian Krebs reported on his blog. Show More Summary
The retailer says it is investigating "unusual activity" to see if a breach of customer credit and debit cards occurred
If you just bought a new screwdriver, check your Visa card for strange charges. Several banks are reporting that Home Depot has experienced a credit card breach that may rival or exceed last fall’s Target fiasco. “I can confirm we are looking into some unusual activity and we are working with our banking partners and... Read More
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Did you just get your credit card replaced after the Great Target Fiasco of 2013? Don’t get too used to that new card. It’s starting to look like it’s that time again. Home Depot has confirmed that it’s investigating some “unusual activity” with regards to its customer data, and the consistently spot-on Brian Krebs is saying that it’s a credit card breach. Read More
A new set of stolen credit card numbers may have originated from The Home Depot, according to a report based on information from numerous banks. The breach, first published by security reporter Brian Krebs, features American and European cards that became available for purchase on Sept. Show More Summary
Did you shop at Home Depot recently? Then you will probably want to keep an eye on your bank and/or credit card account. The retailer has confirmed it is investigating the possibility of a data breach that may have resulted in customers’ information being stolen. Brian Krebs (who else?) is reporting that he had heard from insiders at multiple banks … [More]
If you just bought a new screwdriver, check your Visa card for strange charges. Several banks are reporting that Home Depot has experienced a credit card breach. Read more...
by Dish Staff I’ve never heard anyone respond to financial hacking by saying, Just don’t use online banking. That’s what you get for using credit cards.— Farhad Manjoo (@fmanjoo) September 01, 2014 Seriously, do not forget that the person who stole these pictures and leaked them is not a hacker: they're a sex offender.— Lena […]
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The credit card theft game is heating up.
There are days when life wants to throw us a curve ball, and it’s always something we never expect coming out of nowhere. Usually you can recover from this sort of thing relatively easily, but it will knock you off-balance. Of course, there are also days where life fancies pelting us with rocks. Show More Summary
Back in March I provided an updated link for the American Airlines co-branded business credit card from Citibank that included a 50,000 mile signup bonus. That link seems to have stopped working. sagy writes, The link that you have gives a “Page Not Found 404? error message. Show More Summary