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2.4 Million Credit Cards Exposed in Supermarket Chain Data Breach- Breach Continued for Weeks

April 16, 2013 • Watercooler Talk

“Midwestern supermarket chain Schnucks may have continued to put customers at risk two weeks after a data breach involving 2.4 million credit and debit cards was brought to the company’s attention. The St. Louis-based chain was alerted to the breach on March 15 by the company’s payment processor, which said there had been fraudulent activity on several cards recently used at Schnucks stores.

 

It wasn’t until March 28 that Schnucks, which operates 100 stores in four states, was finally able to locate the security hole. It took another day and a half for the company to contain the breach, which was made public March 30.” READ MORE:

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