Criminals steal possible million credit card at Staples




Staples has found that criminals have stolen credit card data of 115 physical stores in the United States. In total possible stolen the data of more than one million credit cards, according to research.

The theft of credit card information was discovered in late September and announced by Staples in October. After investigation by security experts show that a total of 115 stores in the United States have been affected by malware on payment terminals, so the store itself disclosed . This malware could be intercepted credit card information.

In total, the data of possible 1.16 million customers were stolen. That number is based on the transactions recorded in stores at the time in question that the malware was installed on the terminals. Staples has a list online put the hit stores and the dates on which the malware was on the payment terminals.

Customers who believe they have been affected by the theft are urged to check their credit amortization. About the possible perpetrators was nothing said by Staples.


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