Cybersecurity

Hackers Swindle Yacht Club Members and Tap Supervalu’s Credit Line

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In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatchNextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:

Security breach at swanky Chicago yacht club

The hack involved the credit and debit card data of the organization’s prominent members.

Feds accuse Russian of pre-Target era credit card raid

This month, U.S. attorneys announced charges from a 2011 indictment against Roman Valerevich Seleznev for operating online stores that sold stolen account numbers. He also allegedly hacked payment machines at retail stores to excise credit card details.

Unencrypted CD with patient data gets lost in the mail

The Jersey City Medical Center this month is sending letters to affected individuals about a United Parcel Service breach involving their personal information that happened two months ago.

Supervalu looks like the latest data breach victim

In addition to servicing its own stores, which include the Albertsons, Acme Markets, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's and Star Markets brands, the supermarket chain also provides tech support to Cub Foods, Hornbacher's and Farm Fresh, in roughly two dozen states.
 

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