Michaels security breach affected nearly 3 million payment cards

Oleh: admin
April 18, 2014

About 2 . 6 million payment cards at Michaels Stores and another 400, 000 at subsidiary Aaron Brothers may have been affected in a card skimming attack that will compromised its point-of-sale systems, the retailer stated Thursday.

Michaels stated it had found evidence confirming that the systems and those of Aaron were attacked making use of sophisticated malware that had not been encountered previously simply by either of the security firms it had retained to investigate a suspected breach. It did not offer details of the malware.

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