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Neiman Marcus hit by hackers
stealing credit card data

Dayton Business Journal [OH], by Don Baker

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Posted By:earlybird, 1/12/2014 10:57:24 AM

Neiman Marcus joins Target and other department stores hit by hackers stealing credit card data, the upscale retail chain confirmed this weekend.(Snip) The security breach was first disclosed by security blogger Brian Krebs, who said sources in the financial sector told him there had been a rapid increase in the number of fraudulent charges on credit cards and debit cards of customers who had shopped at Dallas-based Neiman Marcus recently. On his blog, Krebs on Security, Krebs said the store is working with the U.S. Secret Service to investigate the theft and that it has no indication that the crime is

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Target´s data base would have been much larger - but the NM customers could have had much larger credit limits on their cards.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: uno, 1/12/2014 11:34:59 AM     (No. 9689243)

Of all the retailers you´d have thunk Neiman Markup would have spent the money required for better customer account protection!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/12/2014 11:51:33 AM     (No. 9689261)

I only shop Neiman´s online and using a NM card. We´ll see if that´s sufficient protection.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tc rider, 1/12/2014 12:37:08 PM     (No. 9689309)

Now I regret buying the flying submarine on the cover of the Christmas catalog.

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