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Navigating Retail: Overcoming the Top 3 Identity Security Challenges

Security Boulevard

As retailers compete in an increasingly competitive marketplace, they invest a great deal of resources in becoming household names. Data breaches in the retail sector cost an average of $3.28 The post Navigating Retail: Overcoming the Top 3 Identity Security Challenges appeared first on Silverfort.

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Online Retail Hack

Schneier on Security

Selling miniature replicas to unsuspecting shoppers: Online marketplaces sell tiny pink cowboy hats. They also sell miniature pencil sharpeners, palm-size kitchen utensils, scaled-down books and camping chairs so small they evoke the Stonehenge scene in “This Is Spinal Tap.”

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FBI warns of gift card fraud ring targeting retail companies

Bleeping Computer

The FBI warned retail companies in the United States that a financially motivated hacking group has been targeting employees in their gift card departments in phishing attacks since at least January 2024. [.]

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Canadian retail chain Giant Tiger data breach may have impacted millions of customers

Security Affairs

A threat actor claimed the hack of the Canadian retail chain Giant Tiger and leaked 2.8 A threat actor, who goes online with the moniker ShopifyGUY, claimed responsibility for hacking the Canadian retail chain Giant Tiger and leaked 2.8 New breach: Canadian retailer Giant Tiger had 2.8M million records on a hacker forum.

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FBI warns US retailers that hackers are targeting their gift card systems

Graham Cluley

The FBI has issued a warning to US retailers about a financially-motivated malicious hacking ring that has been targeting employees with phishing attacks in an attempt to create fraudulent gift cards. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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Retailers Are Rapidly Scaling Surveillance of Australian Consumers — Why This Is a Red Flag

Tech Republic Security

Australian retailers are rolling out mass surveillance solutions to combat shoplifting, but a poor regulatory environment could mean high risks associated with data security and privacy.

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Yacht retailer MarineMax discloses data breach after cyberattack

Bleeping Computer

MarineMax, self-described as one of the world's largest recreational boat and yacht retailers, says attackers stole employee and customer data after breaching its systems in a March cyberattack. [.]

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