Home Depot investigates possible data breach

09/3/2014 | eWeek · Denver Post, The

Home Depot has yet to confirm that the "unusual activity" it detected on its point-of-sale networks is related to a spate of sophisticated malware attacks targeting large retailers, but says it is working with security experts and its banking partners to find out. If a data breach is discovered, the home improvement retailer would likely join the roughly 1,000 companies that have been hit since December by cybercriminals distributing "Backoff" malware, which targets customers' financial data.

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