The numbers were staggering by any measure. More than 160 million credit card numbers were stolen. According to federal prosecutors, the losses were in excess of $311 million. And at least 17 large financial institutions, retailers and other entities that processed credit card transactions were hacked in an audacious and complex operation that operated under the… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 15th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: Cyber Theft, cybercrime, Dmitriy Smilianets, New Jersey, news, U.S. Attorney, Vladimir Drinkman | Comments Off on Russians sentenced to prison in largest hacking prosecution in U.S. history
The Staples store at 1515 Route 35 in Middletown is one of 115 of the company’s stores that were hacked during the summer, according to a statement released by the company yesterday, December 19, 2014.
The company said that the point-of-sale software at 115 of its 1400 stores was infected by malware which exposed customers’ payment card information including card holder names, account numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes. Staples believes that 1.16 million customers’ cards were affected.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Crime, Middletown, New Jersey, News | Tags: Credit Monitorning, Cyber Security, Cyber Theft, Identity Theft, Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Staples, Staples data breach, Staples hacked, Staples Middletown, Staples security breach | 1 Comment »