Category : Computer Crimes

Chain Store Credit Card Hacking And Identity Theft In New Jersey

Criminals using sophisticated malware were able to obtain over 2.5 million credit cards used at several Michaels stores, including the Mays Landing, New Jersey location, between May 8, 2013 and Jan. 27, 2014. An information security breach might have established the parameters for the perpetrators to gain access. Michaels’ subsidiary, Aaron Brothers (no current locations in New Jersey), was also affected between June 26, 2013 and Feb. 27, 2014, with 400,000 cards being hacked. The store disclosed the breach to… Read More