Jewel-Osco computers, containing customer credit and debit card information, have been affected by an “unlawful intrusion,” the grocery store chain’s corporate parent said Friday. AB Acquisition said it had not determined whether any cardholder data was in fact stolen. However, “there’s no evidence that any data has been misused,” said spokeswoman Christine Wilcox. The company […]
The IRS has “no excuses” for the latest twist in the saga of its missing emails, says an expert in electronic discovery. “Whether it’s incompetence or deliberate obstruction, the IRS has no excuses for having handled this so poorly,” said Bruce Webster, partner at Provo, Utah-based IT consulting and expert witness firm Ironwood Experts.
Overview Point of Sale Systems When consumers purchase goods or services from a retailer, the transaction is processed through what are commonly referred to as Point of Sale (POS) systems. POS systems consist of the hardware (e.g. the equipment used to swipe a credit or debit card and the computer or mobile device attached to […]
NEW YORK — Convicted hacker Jeremy Hammond was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for stealing internal emails from the global intelligence firm Stratfor. Shuffling into courtroom with long, wavy hair and a wide smile, Hammond shouted “what’s up, my brothers” to a courtroom packed with scores of supporters. When it was his turn […]
A Chicago “hacktivist” labeled by federal prosecutors as one of the world’s most dangerous cyberterrorists faces up to 10 years in prison when he’s sentenced in a New York courtroom today. When federal agents kicked in the door of his South Side home in March 2012, Jeremy Hammond was already a cause celebre among anarchists […]